[Preventative tail amputation in fattening bulls].


In 5 cattle fattening farms with 900 to 3000 bulls tail docking was practised prophylactically in consequence of losses due to tail necrosis. Following detailed consultations in the farms temporary exceptional permission of the ban of amputation according to article 6 of the German Animal Welfare Law was given to 4 of the 5 farms, associated with real… (More)


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@article{Busch1995PreventativeTA, title={[Preventative tail amputation in fattening bulls].}, author={B{\"a}rbel Busch and Stacey Kramer}, journal={DTW. Deutsche tierarztliche Wochenschrift}, year={1995}, volume={102 3}, pages={127-9} }