Livestock Handling and Transport / Edition 2

Livestock Handling and Transport / Edition 2

by Temple Grandin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0851994091

ISBN-13: 9780851994093

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: CAB International North America

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 world-renowned animal scientist Dr. Temple Grandin, this third edition of the acclaimed Livestock Handling

Overview

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 world-renowned animal scientist Dr. Temple Grandin, 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 two new contributions on animal welfare in developing countries. A practical guide to humane handling and minimizing animal stress, this book is an invaluable resource for students and professionals in animal behaviour, applied psychology and animal and veterinary sciences, and livestock producers, regulatory bodies and animal welfare groups.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780851994093
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Cabi Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(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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