"Quality Handling" a training program to reduce fear and stress in farm animals

X. Boivin, M.A.W. Ruis

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication4th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on farm animal well-being : May 27th 2011, Seville (Spain)
Place of PublicationIngelheim am Rhein
PublisherBoehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Pages20-27
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event4th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on farm animal well-being -
Duration: 27 May 2011 → …

Conference

Conference4th Boehringer Ingelheim Expert Forum on farm animal well-being
Period27/05/11 → …

Keywords

  • animal production
  • pigs
  • dairy cattle
  • beef cattle
  • hens
  • animal behaviour
  • animal health
  • training
  • education
  • human-animal relationships
  • animal welfare

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