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Animal Welfare Assessment in Cattle Farms

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.org

Citation:  2007 ASAE Annual Meeting  074162.(doi:10.13031/2013.23269)
Authors:   Matteo Barbari, Alessandro Gastaldo, Paolo Rossi, Paolo Zappavigna
Keywords:   Animal welfare, Welfare assessment, Farm Welfare Index, Cattle farms

Different methodologies to evaluate animal welfare in cattle farms were proposed in last years. An Italian research team has recently developed a new methodology to assess animal welfare in dairy and beef cattle farms.

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