In addition to our research, we generate tools for producers, other scientists and allied industry.
Cow-Calf Health and Handling Assessment
This website explains our cow-calf health and handling assessment. It shows how to measure indicators of beef cattle welfare, as well as how to score aspects of handling. This project is also described in two publications by Gabbi Simon in Journal of Animal Science.
PAACO Dairy Welfare Auditor Training
This website is an online companion to the dairy welfare auditor training offered by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO). It covers the 3 publicly available audits and assessments used with dairy cattle in the US.
Heat Stress in Cattle
This website covers how to identify heat stress in cattle. Results from experiments about heat abatement are also discussed.