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On farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship

By Bernadette Earley, Mickael Mazurek, Margaret Murray and Daniel J Prendiville

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End of project reportOn farm welfare assessment of beef cattle using an environmentally-based welfare index and investigation of the human-animal relationship. Study 1. Animal welfare index (AWI): an on-farm survey of beef suckler farms in Ireland. Study 2. Investigation and specificity of behavioural fear responses of heifers to different fear-eliciting situations involving humans.Teagasc acknowledges with gratitude the support of European Union Structural Funds (EAGGF) in financing this research projec

Topics: Cattle, Suckler herds, Human-animal relationship, Animal Welfare
Publisher: Teagasc
Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:t-stor.teagasc.ie:11019/850
Provided by: T-Stór

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