PhD position, USA (start Summer/Fall 2021)

 7th Jan 2021

Beef Cattle Welfare & Behavior

Department of Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine
Iowa State University, USA

In this USDA-funded project, a team of applied ethologists and bovine veterinarians are exploring animal welfare challenges associated management of compromised and non-performing calves in commercial beef feedyards. The graduate student working on this project will (1) characterize behavior of cattle managed in hospital and chronic pens, and (2) identify animal-based outcomes to assess animal welfare and aid decision making associated with compromised and non-performing cattle

Start Date: Summer or Fall 2021

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