The director of the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, Dan Thomson, talks about the take-home messages about managing cattle welfare throughout the beef production chain, from the International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare last week at the university.
by Geni WrenEditor, Bovine Veterinarian Magazine
Nebraska veterinarian and noted authority on low-stress cattle handling, Tom Noffsinger, talks about some of the principles behind the cattle stewardship techniques that he demonstrated at the 2010 International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare on May 19th.
One of the keynote speakers at the 2010 International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare this week at K-State, Colorado State University animal behavior specialist Temple Grandin, outlines her idea of establishing cattle welfare auditing as a standard practice from farm and ranch to the feedlot and all points in between.
Another featured speaker at the International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare last week, University of Saskatchewan veterinarian Joe Stookey, looks at improving beef calf weaning methods, as one aspect of cattle welfare management.
Cattle welfare on tap at K-State