Grandin to keynote Ohio animal welfare event

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The second annual Ohio State University Animal Welfare Symposium is set for Nov. 30 at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on Fred Taylor Drive in Columbus, Ohio.
 
This year's keynote speaker is Temple Grandin of Colorado State University. She will address many key areas of humane handling of livestock on the farm that have been heavily scrutinized and criticized recently, especially in Ohio. 
 


In addition, speakers who will cover topics like assessment and management of pain in livestock, euthanasia considerations, and public perceptions of farm animal welfare relative to current production practices. 
 


The goal of the symposium is to increase knowledge about farm animal welfare, stimulate thoughtful discussion, and create and enhance effective partnerships that are critical to ensuring responsible, sustainable food production in Ohio.

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The symposium is a joint venture between the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ Department of Animal Sciences.

Source: Ohio State University



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