Working with Cattle in Agricultural Research Settings

This course provides training on working with cattle in agricultural research settings.

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About this Course

This course offers an introduction to working with cattle in agricultural research settings including the regulatory mandates and biological features of cattle.

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Language Availability: English

Suggested Audiences: Animal Workers, IACUC Members, Investigators, Research Assistants, Staff

Organizational Subscription Price: Included in Animal Care and Use (ACU) series for $675 per year/per site for government and non-profit organizations; $750 per year/per site for for-profit organizations
Independent Learner Price: $99 per person

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Course Content

Introduction to Working with Cattle in Agricultural Research Settings

 Introduces the Working with Cattle in Agricultural Research Settings course. It also covers basic information, concerns, standards, and hazards related to working with cattle.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16939 (English)
Author(s): Jenny Kalishman, DVM, MS - University of Maryland School of Medicine; Sharon Shriver, PhD - Pennsylvania State University

Research Mandates and Animal Care

Provides information about the regulatory mandates related to the use of cattle in research.  It covers the humane care of cattle, including environmental and housing requirements.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16940 (English)
Author(s): Jenny Kalishman, DVM, MS - University of Maryland School of Medicine; Sharon Shriver, PhD - Pennsylvania State University

Biological Features

Discusses the unique biological features of cattle. It also describes the different types of cattle and their life cycles.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16941 (English)
Author(s): Jenny Kalishman, DVM, MS - University of Maryland School of Medicine; Sharon Shriver, PhD - Pennsylvania State University

Veterinary Care - Part I

Describes the basic veterinary care and standard procedures relevant to the use of cattle. Topics include basic anatomy, herd management, injury detection and management, and animal identification.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16942 (English)
Author(s): Jenny Kalishman, DVM, MS - University of Maryland School of Medicine; Sharon Shriver, PhD - Pennsylvania State University

Veterinary Care - Part II

Describes the basic veterinary care and standard procedures relevant to the use of cattle. Topics include disease detection, digestive ailments, hoof care, and animal handling.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16980 (English)
Author(s): Jenny Kalishman, DVM, MS - University of Maryland School of Medicine; Sharon Shriver, PhD - Pennsylvania State University

Occupational Health Hazards and Zoonoses

Addresses some of the most common hazards of working with cattle and suggests techniques for personnel to avoid injury or disease. It also describes the appropriate euthanasia methods for cattle.

Recommended Use: Required
ID (Language): 16943 (English)
Author(s): Jenny Kalishman, DVM, MS - University of Maryland School of Medicine; Sharon Shriver, PhD - Pennsylvania State University