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Evaluat ing Temperament in Beef Cattle

Oct 2018
Temperament defines the fear-related behavioral responses of cattle when exposed to human handling. As cattle temperament worsens, their response to human contact or any other handling procedures becomes more excitable. Besides personnel security and animal welfare, temperament has significant implications on cattle performance (see BEEF021 - Temperament and Performance of Beef Cattle). ...

By Reinaldo F. Cooke | Educational Document