National Agricultural Library Publishes Guide to Animal Handling, Transport
ARS News Service
Agricultural Research Service, USDA
May 7, 1999
Linda McGraw, (309) 681-6530, email@example.com
A current guide to the "do's and don'ts" of transporting and handling farm
animals is now available from USDA's National Agricultural Library.
The new publication, "Information Resources for Livestock and Poultry
Handling and Transport," 1990-1998, provides access to scientific, training
and organizational resources for farmers, livestock and poultry producers,
researchers, animal caretakers and other animal handlers. The publication is
available from NAL's Animal Welfare Information Center.
The publication contains bibliographic citations, audiovisuals, governmental
and institutional guidelines, Internet resources, and expertise from
individuals and organizations. A special section lists organizations
concerned with livestock transport and handling issues. Information is
provided on how to contact each organization either via electronic means or
postal address and a brief summary of the resources and services each
Preceding the bibliography is the article, "Assessment of Stress During
Handling and Transport," by Temple Grandin, Ph.D., from Colorado State
University. Dr. Grandin is a recognized authority in the field of livestock
Copies of the publication are available free of charge while supplies last
by contacting the Animal Welfare Information Center, National Agricultural
Library, 10301 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705-2351, telephone (301)
504-6212, fax (301) 504-7125, e- mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
NAL is part of the Agricultural Research Service, USDA's chief research
agency. NAL is the largest agricultural library in the world and one of four
national libraries in the United States, along with the Library of Congress,
the National Library of Medicine and the National Library of Education.
Contact: Brian Norris, ARS National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Md.,
phone (301) 504-6778, fax (301) 504-5472, email@example.com.
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