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The Reluctance of Cattle to Change a Learned Choice May Confound Preference Tests
The conclusion of the article states "it appears that previously learned choices may affect future choices in Y-mazes for cattle. Another area that needs to be researched is the effects of a mildly aversive treatment ...
Double Rail Restrainer for Handling Beef Cattle
The summary of the article reads "A new double rail conveyor restrainer for handling cattle at the slaughter plant is described. It has improved safety and ergonomics compared to the V restrainer conveyor it replaces. ...
The Design and Construction of Facilities for Handling Cattle
The article focuses on the following: Cattle Perception, How to prevent Balking, Solid Fences, Flight Zone, Curved Race more Efficient, Curved Race and Crowd Pen Dimensions, Loading Ramps, Working Corral for a Large Ranch, ...
Cattle with Hair Whorl Patterns above the Eyes are More Behaviorally Agitated During Restraint
The article focuses on the temperament of cattle depending on the position of hair whorl. The article was published in the journal Applied Animal Behaviour Science.
Biotechnology and Animal Welfare
The articles discusses "processes which require the manipulation of genetic material to produce a substance which is administered to a farm animal or manipulation of the animal's own genetic material". The last section ...
Bos Indicus-Cross Feedlot Cattle with Excitable Temperaments have Tougher Meat and a Higher Incidence of Borderline Dark Cutters
The article was published in the journal Meat Science, Vol. 46, No.4. The focus is data collected for cattle temperament and the quality of meat produced.
Safe Handling of Large Animals
The article discusses improving welfare by reducing fear by studying: Animal Sensory Perception, Animal Behavior Patterns, Animal Habituation and Temperament, Effects of Previous Handling, Training Animals, Training Time ...
Assessment of Stress During Handling and Transport
The article focuses on assessing the stress levels of animals when transported and handled. The paper was presented at a symposium titled Effects of Stress in Farm Animals at the American Society of Animal Science 87th ...
The Feasibility of Using Vocalization Scoring as an Indicator of Poor Welfare During Cattle Slaughter
The article discusses the vocalization of cattle in six slaughter plants and the results indicate that "vocalization scoring could be used as a simple method for detecting welfare problems that need to be corrected".
Boar Presence Reduces Fighting in Mixed Slaughter-Weight Pigs
The article studies the presence of boars in reducing fighting in the groups of pigs therefore reducing skin blemishes.