Chapter 33. Cattle

  1. Robert Hubrecht and
  2. James Kirkwood
  1. Roger Ewbank

Published Online: 8 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch33

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition

How to Cite

Ewbank, R. (2010) Cattle, in The UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals, Eighth Edition (eds R. Hubrecht and J. Kirkwood), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318777.ch33

Editor Information

  1. UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire AL4 8AN, UK

Author Information

  1. c/o UFAW, The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Herts, AL4 8AN, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175234

Online ISBN: 9781444318777

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Keywords:

  • cattle, a group-living species;
  • most breeds of cattle, large and horned - small and/or naturally polled breeds do occur;
  • cattle, subject of scientific study - in agricultural and veterinary research institutes;
  • use of cattle twins in scientific work;
  • young cattle, confined in feeding trial crates;
  • alternative artificial insemination (AI) - used for dairy cattle;
  • cattle, suitable subjects for regional analgesia;
  • Johne's disease - Mycoplasma avium paratuberculosis affecting adult cattle;
  • Bluetongue, notifiable disease, on the increase in Europe

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological overview

  • Uses in the laboratory

  • Sources of supply

  • Laboratory management and breeding

  • Laboratory procedures

  • Common welfare problems

  • Further reading

  • References