Effects of Transport on Health of Farm Animals

Abstract

Animal transport give cause for concern for several reasons. First, it can cause severe stress in animals, entailing poor welfare. Second, stressful transports may have a negative effect on meat quality. Third, there is the risk of spread of infectious diseases over large distances. Fourth, animal health can be impaired by various pre-transport and… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:VERC.0000014212.81294.78

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