The indiscriminate ingestive behavior of cattle predisposes them to accidental swallowing of both penerating and non penetrating foreign bodies that settle in the reticulum and rumen most of the times.
Assessment of farm animal welfare using organic animal husbandry standards as yardstick: A micro-level study in India
A micro-level study was conducted in Bankura district in India with 50 tribal and 50 non-tribal farmers practicing mixed crop-livestock farming. The farmers were asked about several animal welfare criteria including those for draft animals.
Animal welfare concept is an amalgamaton of primarily three welfare concept involving physical, mental and natural state of animals.