THE ESTIMATE INDEX OF WELFARE AT DAIRY CATTLE

I. łIBRU, ANDRADA RĂDUCANU

Abstract


We have described in this paper the impact of closing elements of the shelter over the dairy cattle. After an analysis of animal waist, it is verify the way in which the stand, the limitation bars and the distance between the bars influence the behavior, as a welfare index. Next, the floor impact over the expression mode of the sudden movement and also over the heat manifestation was analyzed.


Keywords


shelter; comfort; dairy cattle

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LUCRARI STIINTIFICE ZOOTEHNIE SI BIOTEHNOLOGII (SCIENTIFIC PAPERS ANIMAL SCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGIES)

ISSN print 1841 - 9364
ISSN online 2344 - 4576
ISSN-L  1841 - 9364
(former ISSN 1221-5287, E-ISSN 1841-9364)

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