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Scientists publish handbook on experimental methods in nutrition and behavioral research on cattle

How do you measure how much methane a cow produces? What are the ways to assess stress and health in cattle? What should be considered in behavioral testing? Researchers from ten nations have published a handbook as part of the EU SmartCow project that for the first time provides an overview of a variety of experimental methods in nutritional and behavioral research on cattle.

Quelle: IDW Informationsdienst Wissenschaft