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Animal Welfare on Beef Farms


Good animal welfare is an integral part of beef farming and Irish farmers operate to a very high standard.More information on how animal welfare on beef farms can be achieved is detailed in Chapter 47 of the亚博体育官网无法取款Teagasc Beef Manual Managing-Welfare(PDF).

Weaning of suckler calves can be a stressful time on both cows and calves.Reducing this stress is important from both animal welfare perspective and to maintain performance.Chapter 46Managing-Weaning(PDF) gives clear guidelines on best practices around weaning on suckler farms.