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Author Smith, Cynthia Petrie.

Title Information resources on the care and welfare of dairy cattle [electronic resource] / compiled and edited by Cynthia P. Smith.

Imprint [Beltsville, Md.] : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center, [2002]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  A 17.27/3:16    ---  Available
Description 1 electronic text : digital, HTML file
Series AWIC resource series ; no. 16
System Details Mode of access: Internet from the AWIC web site.
Note Description based on content viewed Feb. 3, 2003; title from web page.
File Type Text (electronic publication).
Note "August 2002."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary In recent years a number of issues regarding the care and welfare of dairy cattle have been examined. The following document explores current issues regarding the social and physical environment of dairy cattle. Modern management practices such as the use of bovine somatotrophin (BST) to increase milk production, tail docking, and the use of new milking technologies are reviewed as well. An extensive bibliography covering the behavior, breeding, feeding, health, housing, and husbandry is included. This publication is intended for use by animal scientists, veterinarians, extension agents, and others with an interest in dairy cattle production.
Subject Dairy cattle -- Bibliography.
Dairy cattle -- Feeding and feeds -- Bibliography.
Dairy barns -- Bibliography.
Milking -- Bibliography.
Dairy cattle breeds -- Bibliography.
Dairy cattle -- Diseases -- Bibliography.
Animal welfare -- Bibliography.
Indexed Term dairy cattle
animal welfare
animal behavior
animal comfort
animal well-being
human-animal relations
animal health
animal diseases
animal housing
animal husbandry
animal production
milk composition
milk quality
information resources
Added Author Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Gpo Item No. 0095-C-02 (online)
Sudoc No. A 17.27/3:16

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