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Title: An Assessment of Welfare Evaluation of Household Dairy Cows at Sitakunda Upazila of Chattogram District
Authors: Hoque, Ashraful
Keywords: welfare evaluation, household, rubber mat, concrete floor etc.
Issue Date: Apr-2021
Publisher: Chattogram Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Khulshi, Chattagram-4225, Bangladesh
Abstract: Meeting animal welfare requirements is important for regulatory, scientific, and ethical reasons. The current assessment was conducted in 126 household cattle farms to appreciate the welfare quality of dairy cows through some regional animal welfare demonstrators. Welfare indicators selected were mainly stresses, discomfort, hygiene management, prevention and control measure against of Lumpy Skin Disease. The measurement of animal welfare was performed (871 animals) crossed breed in household cattle farms at Bhatiary and Barabkunda union of Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram district. Data were collected through a face-to-face questionnaire with farmers. This study included parameters such as floor type, installation of rubber mat on brick and concrete floor (Bhatiary farms 5%, Barabkunda farms 20%), cleanliness and sanitizer used on the floor and teats, affected cattle of LSD (Bhatiary farms 29%, Barabkunda farms 21%), treatment status of LSD, infected cattle kept in isolation (Bhatiary farms 2%, Barabkunda farms 7%), vaccination status, curtain maintain of the farm. Results of this assessment indicate welfare appreciation and compare between two unions of rural farms.
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