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Dokumenttyp:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Autor(en):
Platz, S.; Ahrens, F.; Bendel, J.; Meyer, H.H.D.; Erhard, M.H 
Titel:
What happens with cow behavior when replacing concrete slatted floor by rubber coating: A case study. 
Abstract:
An enhanced productive life cycle and improved animal welfare are aims pursued in dairy husbandry. This study assesses experimental observations on floor-associated behavior during the stepwise replacement of concrete slatted flooring by rubber mats. For this purpose, estrus (mounting) and hygiene behavior (licking while standing on 3 legs and caudal licking) within a herd of 50 loose-housed Brown Swiss dairy cows were analyzed by video observation before and after floor reconstruction. Stil...    »
 
Stichworte:
Dairy cattle, behavior, concrete floor, rubber covering 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Journal of Dairy Science 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
91: 
Heft / Issue:
(3) 
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
999-1004 
Sprache:
en 
Verlag / Institution:
American Dairy Science Association 
TUM Einrichtung:
Zentralinstitut für Ernährungs- und Lebensmittelforschung / Abteilung Physiologie 
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