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Voluntary acceptance of restraint by sheep
Four Suffolk ewes which had no previous experience with aversive restraining methods were mixed with twelve ewes which had experienced varying amounts of electro-immobilization and restraint in a squeeze tilt table. With ...
Design and construction of facilities for handling cattle, The
The cattle handling facilities described in this paper are recommended for use with extensively raised cattle which have a large flight zone and are not completely tame. This paper contains diagrams and designs for corrals, ...
Teaching principles of behavior and equipment design for handling livestock
A course is described in which students are taught principles of livestock behavior and how an understanding of behavior can facilitate handling. Some of the principles that are covered in the course are livestock senses, ...
Electro-immobilization versus mechanical restraint in an avoid-avoid choice test for ewes
Contributor:Thurmon, John C.; Windowskii, Tina M.; Curtis, Stanley E.; Grandin, Temple
A Y-maze avoid-avoid choice test was used to elucidate pregnant ewes' relative preference for electro-immobilization as opposed to restraint by a squeeze-tilt table. Choices in successive trials evaluating three commercial ...
Genetics and behavior during handling, restraint, and herding
Contributor:Deesing, Mark J.; Grandin, Temple
The primary objective of this chapter is to discuss the effects of genetics on the behavior of herding animals during handling and restraint. Compared to rodents, poultry, and fruit flies (Drosophilia) very little behavioral ...
Religious slaughter and animal welfare : a discussion for meat scientists
Contributor:Regenstein, J. M. (Joe M.); Grandin, Temple