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6th Int Symp Beef Cattle Welfare, East Lansing, USA

18th Jun 2020 - 20th Jun 2020

6th International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare

Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan, USA

2020 Int Symp Beef Cattle Welf

The 6th International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare calls for student abstracts (undergraduate, graduate and veterinary students) for poster presentations. The symposium will be held June 18-20, 2020 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

The symposium brings together renowned beef experts who will discuss their latest research findings and emerging animal welfare issues that face the beef cattle industry. The symposium features topics of interest for producers, processors, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students.

The symposium will feature research on indoor beef production practices, the development of new or enhanced methods/tools for animal welfare assessment) emerging issues in beef production and management, and   sustainable production. Research is critical to provide the science and technology to help stakeholders make informed decisions about best beef production and management practices to be sustainable and secure the wellbeing of beef cattle.

Symposium sessions will feature the latest research on four beef cattle welfare topics: 

  • Advances in Indoor Beef Cattle Housing and Production
  • Smart Agriculture in the Beef Industry
  • Emerging Issues in Animal Welfare 
  • Cow-Calf Management and General Beef Production

Five abstracts will be selected by the abstract review committee and the students will be invited to give oral presentations during the program. Please consider submitting an abstract to present a 10-minute poster presentation on your research project.

Abstracts are uploaded and submitted by going to: 


Abstracts must be submitted by March 15, 2020 to be considered for acceptance.

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