Iowa symposium to take global look at cattle welfare practices
Iowa Farmer Today
Iowa State University will host the Fourth International Beef Cattle Welfare Symposium July 16-18. During the first day of the symposium, participants will get hands-on experience in diagnosing and treating lameness in beef cattle, according to a news release. Participants also will practice the correct technique for on-farm euthanasia and learn a variety of on-farm techniques for minimizing stress during handling and management procedures, including dehorning.