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Efficient Livestock Handling

Efficient Livestock Handling
  • Author : Bonnie V. Beaver
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 October 2015
  • ISBN : 0124172873
  • Pages : 230 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
GET THIS BOOKEfficient Livestock Handling

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Efficient Livestock Handling: The Practical Application of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Science brings together the science-based disciplines of animal behavior and welfare to discuss how knowledge of one area (behavior) can be used to promote the other. Emphasis is on cattle and horses, but swine, sheep, and goats are also covered. Three major areas are included and integrated into a practical approach to working with the various species. Basic behavior as it applies to handling is discussed, with differences noted between species. The connections of behavior and handling are covered, and practical applications discussed, both with a liberal use of pictures and videos to bring the concepts to life. Incorporates a clear, approachable style for researchers and practitioners alike, facilitating understanding of the techniques described Features supplementary video content on a companion site, providing practical demonstration of the topics discussed in the work and a useful tool for learning the concepts presented Includes extensive references, increasing the book's utility for serious researchers as well as those who want to implement better handling practices


Efficient Livestock Handling

Efficient Livestock Handling
  • Author : Bonnie V. Beaver,Don Höglund
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKEfficient Livestock Handling

Efficient Livestock Handling: The Practical Application of Animal Welfare and Behavioral Science brings together the science-based disciplines of animal behavior and welfare to discuss how knowledge of one area (behavior) can be used to promote the other. Emphasis is on cattle and horses, but swine, sheep, and goats are also covered. Three major areas are included and integrated into a practical approach to working with the various species. Basic behavior as it applies to handling is discussed, with differences noted


Temple Grandin's Guide to Working with Farm Animals

Temple Grandin's Guide to Working with Farm Animals
  • Author : Temple Grandin
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 02 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKTemple Grandin's Guide to Working with Farm Animals

Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin’s fascinating explanations of how herd animals think — describing their senses, fears, instincts, and memories — and how to analyze their behavior, will help you handle your livestock more safely and effectively. You’ll learn to become a skilled observer of animal movement and behavior, and detailed illustrations will help you set up simple and efficient


Humane Livestock Handling

Humane Livestock Handling
  • Author : Temple Grandin
  • Publisher : Storey Books
  • Release : 26 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKHumane Livestock Handling

Provides a guide for handling livestock animals, focusing on more humane treatment techniques, and discusses planning and designing a handling facility, corral and loading ramp layouts for ranches, and other related topics.




In One Barn

In One Barn
  • Author : Lee Pelley
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 26 February 1984
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Species specifics; Livestock management; General management; Structure; How to design it; In closing.



Livestock housing

Livestock housing
  • Author : Andres Aland,Thomas Banhazi
  • Publisher : Wageningen Academic Publishers
  • Release : 18 June 2013
GET THIS BOOKLivestock housing

Appropriate housing that promotes excellent health and high welfare for different livestock species is an essential aspect of sustainable animal production. The appropriate design of livestock buildings is a fast changing and ever improving professional endeavour. This book is set out to review the 'current best practice management' in relation to all key design elements of livestock buildings. It is important to manage these buildings correctly to generate environmental conditions that will enhance the health and welfare of livestock, the


Livestock Handling and Transport

Livestock Handling and Transport
  • Author : Temple Grandin
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 26 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKLivestock Handling and Transport

Great changes in the livestock industry have been brought about by the introduction of different international standards for meat suppliers. This work presents the research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, and a contribution on animal welfare in developing countries.


Management Strategies for Sustainable Cattle Production in Southern Pastures

Management Strategies for Sustainable Cattle Production in Southern Pastures
  • Author : Monte Rouquette, Jr.,Glen Aiken
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 22 August 2019
GET THIS BOOKManagement Strategies for Sustainable Cattle Production in Southern Pastures

Management Strategies for Sustainable Cattle Production in Southern Pastures is a practical resource for scientists, students, and stakeholders who want to understand the relationships between soil-plant interactions and pasture management strategies, and the resultant performance of cow-calf and stocker cattle. This book illustrates the importance of matching cattle breed types and plant hardiness zones to optimize cattle production from forages and pastures. It explains the biologic and economic implications of grazing management decisions made to improve sustainability of pastures and


Animal Handling and Physical Restraint

Animal Handling and Physical Restraint
  • Author : C. B. Chastain
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 December 2017
GET THIS BOOKAnimal Handling and Physical Restraint

Key features: Stresses safety in handling, restraint, and containment of animals Covers handling and restraint of all domestic and common tamed animals and provides information on normal animal behavior and welfare Discusses how to recognize signs in animals of poor handling and containment Reviews zoonotic disease risks to animal handlers, particularly from normal-appearing animals, and how to avoid transmission of disease Features over 200 informative line drawings for clarity and simplicity of illustration Explains how to tie useful knots and hitches



Livestock Handling and Transport

Livestock Handling and Transport
  • Author : Temple Grandin
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 01 January 2007
GET THIS BOOKLivestock Handling and Transport

Great changes in the livestock industry have been brought about by the introduction of new international standards for meat suppliers, most notably the improvements in the transport and handling of livestock with an increasing focus on animal welfare. Edited by a world-renowned animal scientist, this third edition of the acclaimed Livestock Handling and Transport presents a wealth of the latest research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, and a new contribution on animal welfare in


Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations

Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Animal Nutrition,Ad Hoc Committee on Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 07 April 2003
GET THIS BOOKAir Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations

Air Emissions from Animal Feeding Operations: Current Knowledge, Future Needs discusses the need for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to implement a new method for estimating the amount of ammonia, nitrous oxide, methane, and other pollutants emitted from livestock and poultry farms, and for determining how these emissions are dispersed in the atmosphere. The committee calls for the EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish a joint council to coordinate and oversee short - and long-term


The Use of Drugs in Food Animals

The Use of Drugs in Food Animals
  • Author : National Research Council,Board on Agriculture,Panel on Animal Health, Food Safety, and Public Health,Committee on Drug Use in Food Animals
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 12 February 1999
GET THIS BOOKThe Use of Drugs in Food Animals

The use of drugs in food animal production has resulted in benefits throughout the food industry; however, their use has also raised public health safety concerns. The Use of Drugs in Food Animals provides an overview of why and how drugs are used in the major food-producing animal industries--poultry, dairy, beef, swine, and aquaculture. The volume discusses the prevalence of human pathogens in foods of animal origin. It also addresses the transfer of resistance in animal microbes to human pathogens