Main critical factors affecting the welfare of beef cattle and veal calves raised under intensive rearing systems in Italy: a review

@article{Cozzi2009MainCF,
  title={Main critical factors affecting the welfare of beef cattle and veal calves raised under intensive rearing systems in Italy: a review},
  author={Giulio Cozzi and Marta Br{\vs}{\vc}i{\'c} and Flaviana Gottardo},
  journal={Italian Journal of Animal Science},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={67 - 80}
}
Abstract This review describes the principal causes of poor welfare in beef cattle and veal calves raised in intensive husbandry systems in Italy. Nowadays there are no specific regulations in force for beef cattle welfare. However, a document produced in 2001 by the Scientific Committee on Animal Health and Animal Welfare of the European Commission on Health and Consumer Protection identified the main causes of inadequate welfare levels in the different cattle rearing systems in Europe. In… Expand
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