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Livestock Handling and Transport / Edition 3
     

Livestock Handling and Transport / Edition 3

by Temple Grandin
 

ISBN-10: 1845932196

ISBN-13: 9781845932190

Pub. Date: 08/10/2007

Publisher: CAB International North America

Handling and transport present some of the most severe stresses that farmed animals are likely to experience. There is growing interest in this subject, for reasons that are economic and related to animal welfare. All aspects are covered including handling for veterinary and husbandry procedures, restraint methods, transport systems and design of facilities on farm

Overview

Handling and transport present some of the most severe stresses that farmed animals are likely to experience. There is growing interest in this subject, for reasons that are economic and related to animal welfare. All aspects are covered including handling for veterinary and husbandry procedures, restraint methods, transport systems and design of facilities on farm and at slaughter plants. Temple Grandin and contributors are world authorities on animal welfare.

*Updated and revised to include the latest research
*Includes a completely new chapter covering animal stress physiology

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845932190
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
08/10/2007
Series:
CABI Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors     vii
Preface     xi
Introduction: Effect of Customer Requirements, International Standards and Marketing Structure on the Handling and Transport of Livestock and Poultry   T. Grandin     1
General Principles of Stress and Well-being   P.B. Siegel   W.B. Gross     19
Causes of Poor Welfare and Welfare Assessment during Handling and Transport   D.M. Broom     30
Behavioural Principles of Handling Cattle and Other Grazing Animals under Extensive Conditions   T. Grandin     44
Low-stress Restraint, Handling and Weaning of Cattle   J.M. Stookey   J.M. Watts     65
Handling Cattle Raised in Close Association with People   R. Ewbank   M. Parker     76
Handling Facilities and Restraint of Range Cattle   T. Grandin     90
Dairy Cattle Behaviour, Facilities, Handling, Transport, Automation and Well-being   J.L Albright   W.K. Fulwider     109
Cattle Transport   T. Grandin   C. Gallo     134
Behavioural Principles of Sheep Handling   G.D. Hutson     155
Design of Sheep Yards and Shearing Sheds   A. Barber   R.B. Freeman     175
Sheep Transport   M.S.Cockram     184
Dogs for Herding and Guarding Livestock   L. Coppinger   R. Coppinger     199
Behavioural Principles of Pig Handling   P.H. Hemsworth     214
Transport of Pigs   E. Lambooij     228
Handling and Transport of Horses   K.A. Houpt     245
Deer Handling and Transport   L.R. Matthews     271
Poultry Handling and Transport   C.A. Weeks     295
Stress Physiology of Animals During Transport   T.G. Knowles   P.D. Warriss     312
Handling and Welfare of Livestock in Slaughter Plants   T. Grandin     329
Biosecurity for Animal Health and Food Safety   K.E. Belk   J.A. Scanga   T. Grandin     354
Web Resources     371
Index     375

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