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Animal Welfare
Tail docking of dairy cattle in the UK
  1. Trevor Owen Jones
  1. Eaton Lodge, 10 Station Road, East Leake, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 6LQ

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HEPPLE and Clark's letter (VR, May 14, 2011, vol 168, p 518) stimulated recollections of the era of hand-milking. What was then common knowledge has not been recovered in their recent literature survey. Being hit in the face by a cow's tail, …

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