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A review of the road transport of cattle
  1. G. Knowles, BSc, MSc, PhD1
  1. 1 School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol BS18 7DY


The transport of farm animals has been the subject of much research in recent years. This paper reviews the recent scientific literature pertinent to the road transport of cattle. The state of knowledge is summarised and recommendations for best practice based upon this are given. Areas which require further work are also identified.

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