Healthy animals are the basis of every sustainable cattle farm, and therefore, it is not without reason that animal health and animal welfare form an important element of the cattle sector.
With the Cattle Health Management professorship, Aeres Hogeschool Dronten and the ‘Gezondheidsdienst voor Dieren’ (translation: Animal Health Service) respond to developments in the Dutch cattle farming sector. The professorship not only focuses on animal health but on the relationship between animal welfare and societal acceptance as well. Which preventive measures can cattle farmers take to keep their livestock free from disease? How do we ensure that healthy cows stay healthy?