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Record number 441745
Title "Quality Handling" a training program to reduce fear and stress in farm animals
Author(s) Boivin, X.; Ruis, M.A.W.
Source In: 4th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on farm animal well-being : May 27th 2011, Seville (Spain). - Ingelheim am Rhein : Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health - p. 20 - 27.
Event Ingelheim am Rhein : Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health 4th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on farm animal well-being, 2011-05-27
Department(s) LR - Animal Behaviour & Welfare
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2011
Keyword(s) dierlijke productie - varkens - melkvee - vleesvee - hennen - diergedrag - diergezondheid - opleiding - onderwijs - mens-dier relaties - dierenwelzijn - animal production - pigs - dairy cattle - beef cattle - hens - animal behaviour - animal health - training - education - human-animal relationships - animal welfare
Categories Animal Health and Welfare
Abstract Research programs such as the European Welfare Quality® program, have attempted to improve animal welfare by developing training programs for improving stockperson behaviour towards the animals. The authors will illustrate different approches in this paper, with a special focus on the Quality Handling program, a multi-media training for improving animal handling in pigs, laying hens and cattle farming.
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