The Beef Podcast Show - Dr. Ruth Woiwode: Beef Cattle Welfare | Ep. 77

the beef podcast show May 15, 2024

In this episode of The Beef Podcast Show, Dr. Ruth Woiwode, an Extension Specialist and Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, explores the intricate world of beef cattle handling and welfare. With a rich background in livestock behavior and welfare, Dr. Woiwode shares her profound insights into stockmanship's cultural and practical aspects. Don’t miss this episode, available on all major podcast platforms.



What will you learn: 

  • Effective stockmanship
  • Cattle handling designs
  • Skill assessment methods
  • Empathy in welfare
  • Technology in handling

Meet the guest: 

Dr. Ruth Woiwode, holding a Ph.D. in Animal Sciences from Colorado State University, specializes in animal behavior, welfare, and handling. Certified by PAACO, she has expertise in welfare auditing across various livestock sectors. Currently, she serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and previously managed Livestock Audit Services at Food Safety Net Services. Dr. Woiwode has contributed significantly to animal welfare education and practices.


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