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The Five Freedoms of Cattle

Writer: Ron Gill, 979-845-5705, rgill@ag.tamu.edu Animal welfare is a topic of a lot of discussion across the livestock industries. One philosophy regarding welfare management and oversight centers on a concept of five freedoms livestock under our care should be granted. Now, one could argue about the term “freedoms” and what that might imply, but when a closer look is taken of these freedoms, one realizes it is a pretty good list of what managers of livestock should strive to provide. The Five Freedoms are: Freedom from thirst, hunger… Read More →