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Livestock Handling and Transp (4th edition)

Livestock Handling and Transp (4th edition)

By: Temple Grandin (editor)Hardback

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Edited by world-renowned animal scientist Dr. Temple Grandin, this practical book integrates scientific research and industry literature on cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, deer, and horses, in both the developed and developing world, to provide a practical guide to humane handling and minimizing animal stress. Reviewing the latest research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, this fully updated fourth edition of Livestock Handling and Transport includes new coverage of animal handling in South America, and reviews extensive new research on pig transportation in North America.

About Author

is Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. Dr. Grandin's work includes design of animal handling systems, research on livestock behaviour, and auditing animal welfare. She has visited 26 countries and has served on the OIE animal welfare ad hoc committee for slaughter. Her previous livestock books are: Livestock Handling and Transport, Genetics and the Behavior of Domestic Animals and Humane Livestock Handling. Her popular press books on animal behaviour have been both U.S. and international bestsellers. Throughout her career, Dr. Grandin has worked to combine scientific research results with practical application in the field. In the North America half, the cattle are handled in equipment she designed for meat plants. She has received awards for her work on animal welfare from both the livestock industry and animal welfare NGO's. She has swards from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, The American Meat Institute, American Society for Animal Science and the Humane Society of the U.S.


I: PrefaceChapter 1: A Whole Systems Approach to Assessing Animal Welfare During Handling and RestraintChapter 2: General Principles of Stress and WellbeingChapter 3: Welfare of Transported Animals: Factors Influencing Welfare and Welfare AssessmentChapter 4: Behavioural Principles of Handling Cattle and Other Grazing Animals Under Extensive ConditionsChapter 5: Low-stress Restraint, Handling, and Sorting of CattleChapter 6: Handling Cattle Raised in Close Association with PeopleChapter 7: Handling Facilities and Restraint of Extensively Raised Range CattleChapter 8: Dairy Cattle Behaviour, Facilities, Handling, Transport, Automation, and Well-BeingChapter 9: Cattle Transport by RoadChapter 10: Handling and Transport of Cattle and Pigs in South AmericaChapter 11: Behavioural Principles of Sheep HandlingChapter 12: Design of Sheep Yards and Shearing ShedsChapter 13: Sheep TransportChapter 14: Dogs for Handling and Guarding LivestockChapter 15: Behavioural Principles of Pig HandlingChapter 16: Transport of PigsChapter 17: Transport of Market Pigs: Improvements in Welfare and EconomicsChapter 18: Handling and Transport of HorsesChapter 19: Deer Handling and TransportChapter 20: Poultry Handling and TransportChapter 21: Stress Physiology of Animals During TransportChapter 22: Improving Welfare and Reducing Stress on Animals at Slaughter PlantsChapter 23: Principles of Biosecurity During Transport, Handling, and Slaughter of Animals

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781780643212
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 496
  • ID: 9781780643212
  • weight: 1240
  • ISBN10: 1780643217
  • edition: 4th edition

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