Welzijnsvriendelijke huisvestingssystemen bij vleesstieren

L.F.M. Heutinck, J. van Delen, H.J.C. van Dooren, K. Blanken

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    This report describes the effect of type of breed, type of soft bedding material, group size and area per animal on the welfare and technical performance of beef bulls. The focus is on behaviour, claw wear, lesions in the carpal joint, health, weight gain, feed intake and slaughter quality. The quality of the solid manure from the deep litter and the composting process was also studied
    Original languageDutch
    Place of PublicationLelystad
    PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
    Number of pages43
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Publication series

    NamePraktijkRapport / Animal Sciences Group, Praktijkonderzoek : Rundvee
    PublisherAnimal Sciences Group


    • cattle housing
    • beef bulls
    • animal welfare
    • animal health
    • claws
    • carcass quality
    • cattle manure
    • composting
    • beef cattle
    • animal housing
    • beef breeds
    • blonde d'aquitaine
    • belgian blue

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