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- Keeling, L.J., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of dairy science 2016 v.99 no.3 pp. 2131-2141
- animal welfare; dairy cows; dairy farming; fearfulness; freezing; heart rate; hoof trimming; human-animal relations; milking; neck; risk
- ... Cattle handling is a dangerous activity on dairy farms, and cows are a major cause of injuries to livestock handlers. Even if dairy cows are generally tranquil and docile, when situations occur that they perceive or remember as aversive, they may become agitated and hazardous to handle. This study aimed to compare human-animal interactions, cow behavior, and handler safety when moving cows to dail ...