Stocking Density in Cattle Shipments and Animal Health and Performance - An Assessment of Existing Data

Project Code:  B.LIV.0244

Year Published: 2008

This report assessed the potential use of data collected by live cattle exporting companies in observational studies and controlled trials to assess effects of varying stocking densities on indicators of welfare. The aim of the study was to assess whether such data can be used for research purposes and the report identified limitations of using such data for research purposes.

This report assessed the potential use of data collected by live cattle exporting companies in observational studies and controlled trials to assess effects of varying stocking densities on indicators of welfare. The aim of the study was to assess whether such data can be used for research purposes and the report identified limitations of using such data for research purposes.

Keywords: Cattle, Dairy, On-board/transport, Disease, Transport

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