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Evapotranspiration in the tropics
Author(s):Schulz, Edmond F.; Hossain, Aolad
A study was made of monthly rainfall and runoff over a 105,000 square kilometer watershed in northern Thailand. The function of the watershed in producing the runoff hydrograph was simulated using a type of Stanford Watershed ...
History of flooding at Colorado State University (1902, 1938, 1951, 1992 and 1997)
Author(s):Charlie, Wayne A.
Newspaper reports, photos, rainfall, and damage estimates are presented for the floods of 1902, 1938, 1951 and 1997 which impacted the campus of what is now know as Colorado State University. The September 20 and 21, 1902 ...
Cardiac arrest stunning of livestock and poultry
Commentary: behavior of slaughter plant and auction employees toward the animals
Abuses of animals at auctions and slaughter plants occur often. Commonly observed abuses include the dragging of crippled animals, hitting and excessive prodding of animals. In both auctions and slaughter plants, employees ...
Behavioral genetics and animal science
Author(s):Deesing, Mark J.; Grandin, Temple
Review : reducing handling stress improves both productivity and welfare
Reducing stress on livestock during handling will help reduce sickness and enable cattle to go back on feed more quickly. Many detrimental effects of handling stressors on animal performance and health are likely due to ...
Methods to reduce PSE and bloodsplash
Solving livestock handling problems
Based on 20 years of personal experience, this author describes three steps for improving the handling of hogs and cattle: selecting animals with a calm temperament, correcting facility problems that impede livestock ...
Training American Bison (Bison bison) calves
Author(s):Chaffin, A.; Grandin, T.; Lanier, J.; Chaffin, T.
Thinking the way animals do