Hereford beef bull Cattle and Beef Handbook

National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Includes extensive information on nutrition, safety, environmental issues, animal welfare, and economic issues of beef cattle.

Cow Dairy Cattle, 2002

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

This bibliography contains sections on behavior, breeding, feeding, health, housing, husbandry, legislation, reproduction, slaughter, transport of dairy cattle.

Beef cattle Beef Cattle, 2004

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Contains an extensive bibliography categorized into 11 subject subsections covering all aspects of beef cattle care, husbandry, health, and welfare, as well as a list of Web sites.

The Welfare of Cattle and Calves

UK. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Provides information on the UK welfare standards for cattle. Includes links to the welfare code as well as articles about lameness, mastitis, condition scoring, and calf survival.

Farmers Assuring Responsible Management

National Dairy FARM Program

Goal of the organization is to bolster consumer trust and confidence in the U.S. dairy industry and demonstrate the industry's commitment to the highest levels of animal care and quality assurance.

Poison Ivy Poisonous Plants for Cattle

Cornell University

A list of plants that are poisonous to cattle.

Head shot of a dairy cow Stall Design: Enhancing Cow Comfort (PDF | 53.7 KB )

Western Canadian Dairy Seminar.

Presents research on cow preferences, stall usage, and other factors including injuries and udder health.

Beef Cattle, 1995

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Bibliography on housing, husbandry, and welfare of beef cattle.

BST: Bovine Growth Hormone, 1994

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Dairy Cattle, 1995

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

Canadian Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle. (PDF | 1.27MB)

National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC)

The Codes are developed nationally as guidelines for the care and handling of the different species of farm animals in Canada.