Cattle Transport References

(Updated November 2013)

  1. Boleman, S.L., et al. 1998. National Beef Quality Audit -1995 -Survey of producer related defects on carcass quality and quantity attributes. Journal of Animal Science, 76:96-103.

  2. Brown, R. and Leite-Browning, M.L. 2012. Comparative stress responses to short transport related events in Hereford and Brahman steers. Journal of Animal Science. 91:957-969.

  3. Eldridge, C.A., Winfield, C.G., and Cahill, D.J. 1988. Responses of cattle to different space allowances, pen sizes and road conditions during transport. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 28:155-159.

  4. Fike, K. and Spire, M.F. 2006. Transportation of cattle veterinary clinics of North America. Food Animal Practice. 22:305-320.

  5. Gonzalez, L.A., Schwartzkoft-Genswein, K.S., Bryan, M., Silasi, R., and Brown, F. 2012. Factors affecting body weight loss during commercial long haul transport in North America. Journal of Animal Science. doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4786.

  6. Gonzalez, L.A., Schwartzkoft-Genswein, K.S., Bryan, M., Silasi, R., and Brown, F. 2012. Space allowance during commercial long distance transport in North America. Journal of Animal Science. doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4771.

  7. Gonzalez, L.A., Schwartzkoft-Genswein, K.S., Bryan, M., Silasi, R., and Brown, F. 2012. Relationship between transport condition and welfare outcomes during commercial long haul transport of cattle in North America. Journal of Animal Science. doi:10.2527/jas.2011-4796.

  8. Grandin, T. 1981a. Livestock Trucking Guide Livestock Conservation Institute, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

  9. Grandin T. 1981b. Bruises on southwestern feedlot cattle. Journal of Animal Science 53 (Suppl. 1, pp 213 (abstract)).

  10. Grandin T. 1997. Assessment of stress during handling and transport. Journal of Animal Science 75:249-257.

  11. Grandin, T. 2010. Welfare during transport of livestock and poultry. In T. Grandin (Editor) Improvign Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach. CABI Publishing. UK. pp.115-138.

  12. Hoffman, D.E., Spire, M.E., Schwenke, J.R., and Unrub, J.A. 1998. Effect of source of cattle and distance transported to a commercial slaughter facility on carcass bruises in mature beef cows. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 212:668-672.

  13. Jongman, E.C. and Butler, K.C. 2012. Ease of moving young calves at different ages. Australean Veterinary Journal. 91:94-98.

  14. Knowles, T.C. 1999. A review of road transport of cattle. Veterinary Record 144:197-201.

  15. Minka, N.S. and Ayo, J.O. 2010. Physiological responses of food animals to road transportation stress: A Review. African Journal of Biotechnology. 9:6601-6613.

  16. Nicholson, J.P.W, et al. 2013. Survey of transportation procedure management practices and health assessments related to quality, quantity, and value for market beef, dairy cows, and bulls. Journal of Animal Science. 91:5026-5936.

  17. Self, H.L., and Gay, N. 1972. Shrink during shipment of feeder cattle. Journal of Animal Science 35: 489-494.

  18. Tarrant, P.V., and Grandin, T. 2000. Cattle Tansport: In T. Grandin (Editor) Livestock Handling and Transport (2nd Edition), CAB International, U.K.

  19. Tarrant, P.V., Kelly, F.J., and Harrington, D. 1988. The effect of stocking density during 4 hour transport to slaughter, on behavior, blood constituents and carcass bruising in Friesian steers. Meat Science 24:209-222.

  20. Tarrant, P.V., Kenny, F.J., Harrington, D., and Murphy, M. 1992. Long distance transportation of steers to slaughter: effect of stocking density on physiology, behavior and carcass quality. Livestock Production Science 30:223-238.

  21. Vimiso, P. and Muchenje, V. 2013. A survey on the effect of transport method on bruises, pH, and colors of meat from cattle slaughtered at South Africal commercial abattoir. South African Journal of Animal Science.

  22. Warriss, P.D., Brown, S.N., Knowles, T.G., Kestin, S.C., Edwards, J.E., Dolan, S.K. and Phillips, A.J. 1995. The Veterinary Record 136:319-323.

  23. White, B.J., Blasi, D., Vogel, L.C., Epp, M. 2009. Association of beef calf wellness and body weight gain with internal location in a truck during transportation. Journal of Animal Science. 87:4143-4150.

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