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Title The welfare of cattle / edited by Terry Engle, Donald J. Klingborg, Bernard E. Rollin
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 345 pages)
Contents White papers. Introduction / Donald J. Klingborg -- Can food production keep pace with population growth, changing dietary habits, and a desire for higher quality protein? / Daniel M. Dooley -- Economics of global cattle industries, with implications for on-farm practices / Daniel A. Sumner -- Dairy and beef sustainability: nutrient loss and use efficiency / Joe Harrison and Alan Rotz -- Livestock and climate change: facts and fiction / Frank Mitloehner -- Microbial pathogens in extensive and intensive animal agriculture systems / Parmod Pandey and E.R. Atwill -- Cattle ectoparasites in extensive and intensive cattle systems / Alec C. Gerry -- The uses of biotechnology to improve animal welfare / Alison L. Van Eenennaam -- Concepts relevant to both beef and dairy cattle. The meaning of animal welfare and its application to cattle / Bernard E. Rollin -- Sense and sensibility: understanding how cattle perceive our collective world / Lily N. Edwards-Callaway -- Breeding and welfare: genetic manipulation of beef and dairy cattle / Courtney Daigle, Andy D. Herring, and Fuller W. Bazer -- Providing assurance that cattle have a reasonably good life / Marina A.G. von Keyserlingk and Jennifer Walker -- Transportation and slaughter of beef and dairy cattle / Kurl D. Vogel -- Optimal human animal interactions for improving cattle handling / Temple Grandin -- Cattle welfare and principles of handling facility design / Temple Grandin -- Pain mitigation in cattle / Johann F. Coetzee and Michael D. Kleinhenz -- Beef cattle. An overview of the segments of the beef cattle industry and animal welfare implications of beef industry practices / Jason K. Ahola, John J. Wagner, and Terry Engle -- Ranching with integrity and intentionality / Tom Field -- Range beef cow and calf health and welfare / Franklyn Garry -- Animal care issues in beef cattle feedlots / John J. Wagner -- Welfare issues in feedlot cattle / Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein, Desiree Gellatly, Daniela Melendez Suarez, Eugene Janzen, and Sonia Marti -- Sustainability, the environment, and animal welfare / Shawn L. Archibeque -- Dairy cattle. To meet the ethical imperative of telos in modern dairy production: societal concern for naturalness, animal welfare, and opportunities for resolution through science / Beth Ventura and Candace Croney -- Herdsmanship and human interaction with dairy cattle / Kurt D. Vogel -- Health, disease, and animal welfare perspectives for dairy cattle / Jerry D. Olson -- Dairy cow welfare and herd turnover rates / Donald J. Klingborg -- Calf welfare / Munashe Chigerwe -- The downer cow / Ivette Noami Roman-Muniz -- Cow comfort tin intensive and extensive dairy housing systems / Jess Robbins and Alex Beck
Summary Contains a selection of White Papers, commissioned to better inform the exploration of cattle welfare. These are prepared by notable experts in their field, to help provide factual context around selected topics that impact cattle welfare and production systems. Covers all aspects of cattle use in an accessible style, making this a must have volume for anyone interested in cattle welfare or cattle medicine. Provides an in-depth picture of the distinctive beef and dairy cattle welfare practices and issues, covering topics such as behavior, breeding and genetic manipulation, nutrition and feeding, housing and management, health and disease, and transport and slaughter. Written by acknowledged leaders in animal science, veterinary science, philosophy and animal welfare, presenting a truly multidisciplinary perspective on cattle welfare. Includes a section on understanding and managing animal welfare in both beef and dairy cattle, discussing how cattle perceive the world, animal handling and pain mitigation, and how to assure that the cows have a reasonably good life. The Welfare of Cattle offers an accurate, detailed account of the ethical and welfare concerns related to the human use of cattle. There is currently no significant book dealing with the welfare of cows, animals often seen as archetypal paradigms of 'farm animals'. Covering both beef and dairy cattle, the expert authors provide in-depth information on the husbandry roots of traditional agriculture, the replacement of this system of stewardship by an industrial model, and the resulting welfare challenges associated with industrial agriculture: feedlots, highly industrialized dairies, and slaughterhouses killing huge numbers of animals who have been transported great distances. This important book explores in detail the ways in which people who are providing care for cattle can take their first step, or their next step, toward enhancing the welfare of these animals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Terry Engle is a Professor of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. His research interests include the influence of trace minerals on animal health and production. Donald Klingborg is an Associate Dean Emeritus at The School Of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis. He spent the majority of his career as a practicing veterinarian with an emphasis on cattle health & wellbeing. Bernard Rollin is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University with appointments in the departments of Philosophy, Animal Sciences, and Biomedical Sciences
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Subject Animal welfare.
Animal welfare.
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- Food Animal.
TECHNOLOGY -- Agriculture -- General.
TECHNOLOGY -- Food Science.
Form Electronic book
Author Engle, Terry (Terry Eugene), 1971- editor.
Klingborg, Donald J., editor
Rollin, Bernard E., editor.
ISBN 1315282429