Overview of cattle production systems

Marcia I. Endres, Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein

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4 Scopus citations


This chapter provides a general, brief description of the production systems for dairy and beef cattle at various ages, from calf to adult. In addition, the chapter introduces key welfare issues related to cattle production systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdvances in Cattle Welfare
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9780081009383
ISBN (Print)9780081022764
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • Beef cattle
  • Dairy cattle
  • Housing
  • Management

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