Literature review of pain and welfare impacts associated with on-farm cattle husbandry procedures

The Literature review of pain and welfare impacts associated with on-farm cattle husbandry procedures aimed to provide the cattle industry with information needed to negotiate the development of new cattle welfare standards for the husbandry practices: castration, spaying, dehorning, branding and ear marking.

For more information please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.AWW.0189) (PDF, 1.1 MB) from the Meat & Livestock Australia website.

When: 10 September 2007 to 16 December 2008

Contact: Scott Williams and Stephen Page

Collaborator: SED Consulting and Advanced Veterinary Therapeutics