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Livestock Behavior & Welfare


Grandin, T. (2014) Animal Welfare and Society Concerns: Finding the Missing Link, Meat Science, 98:481-469.
Floreke, C. Engle, T.E., Grandin, T. and Deesing, M.J. (2012) Individual differences in calf defence patterns in Red Angus Beef Cows, Applied Animal Behavioral Science.
Vetters, M.D.D., Engle, T.E., Ahola, J.K., and Grandin, T. (2012) Comparison of flight speed and exit score as a measurement of temperament in beef cattle, Journal of Animal Science, 91:374-381.
Edwards, L.N., Grandin, T., Engle, T.E., Porter, S.P., Ritter, M.J., Sosnicke, A.A., and Anderson, D.B. (2010) Use of exsanguination blood lactate to assess quality of pre-slaughter pig handling, Meat Science, 86:384-390.
Vogel, K.D., Badtram, G., Claus, J.R., Grandin, T., Turpin, S., Weykert, R.E., and Voogd, E. (2010) Head only followed by cardiac arrest electrical stunning is an effective alternative to head only electrical stunning in pigs, Journal Animal Science, 89:1412-1418.
Fulwider, W.K., Grandin, T., Darrick, D.J., Engle, T.E., Lamm, W.D., Dalsted, N.L. and Rollin, B.E. (2007) Influence of free stall base on tarsal joint lesions and hygiene in dairy cows, Journal of Dairy Science, 90:3559-3566.
Grandin, T. (2012) Developing measures to audit welfare of cattle and pigs at slaughter, Animal Welfare, 21:351-356.
Grandin, T. (2003) Transferring results of behavioral research to industry to improve animal welfare on the farm, ranch, and the slaughter plant, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 81:215-228.
Voisinet, B.D., Grandin, T., Tatum, J.D., O’Connor, S.F. and Struthers, J.J. (1997) Feedlot cattle with calm temperaments have higher average daily gains than cattle with excitable temperaments, Journal of Animal Science, 75:892-896.
Grandin, T. (1997) Assessment of stress during handling and transport, Journal of Animal Science, 75:249-257.


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Grandin, T. (Editor)(2014) Livestock Handling and Transport, 4th Edition, CABI Publishing, United Kingdom.
Grandin, T. (Editor)(2015) Improving Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition, CABI Publishing, United Kingdom.
Grandin, T. and Deesing, M.J. (Editor)(2014) The Behavior of Domestic Animals, 2nd Edition, Academic Press (Elsevier), San Diego, CA.
Grandin, T. and Deesing, M.J. (2008) Humane Livestock Handling, Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA.
Grandin, T. and Johnson, C. (2015) Animals in Translation, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, New York Times bestseller.
Grandin, T. and Johnson, C. (2010) Animals Make us Human, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, New York Times bestseller.

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