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Automated methods for detecting lameness and measuring analgesia in dairy cattle

Authors: N. Chapinal , A. M. de Passillé , J. Rushen , and S. Wagner.

Organization:  Animal Welfare Program, University of British Columbia.

Summary: A study to assess gait, automated measures of weight distribution among the legs, and daily activity as methods for detecting lameness in dairy cows and measuring pain mitigation by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Link: www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(10)00189-X/abstract