Kj Stafford

Summary

Affiliation: Massey University
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of different combinations of lignocaine, ketoprofen, xylazine and tolazoline on the acute cortisol response to dehorning in calves
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 51:219-26. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The physical state and plasma biochemical profile of young calves on arrival at a slaughter plant
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 49:142-9. 2001
  3. doi request reprint Implications of intensification of pastoral animal production on animal welfare
    Kj Stafford
    Centre for Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 56:274-80. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The stress caused by laparoscopy in sheep and its alleviation
    K J Stafford
    Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 54:109-13. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The welfare significance of the castration of cattle: a review
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 53:271-8. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Teaching animal handling to veterinary students at Massey University, New Zealand
    K J Stafford
    Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Schiences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Vet Med Educ 34:583-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of local anaesthesia or local anaesthesia plus a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug on the acute cortisol response of calves to five different methods of castration
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Res Vet Sci 73:61-70. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Dehorning and disbudding distress and its alleviation in calves
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Vet J 169:337-49. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Sucking behaviour of hand-reared newborn dairy calves
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 53:246-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint The experience of dog bites: a survey of veterinary science and veterinary nursing students
    A A F Wake
    Ecology Group, Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 54:141-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of different combinations of lignocaine, ketoprofen, xylazine and tolazoline on the acute cortisol response to dehorning in calves
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 51:219-26. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The physical state and plasma biochemical profile of young calves on arrival at a slaughter plant
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 49:142-9. 2001
    ..To determine the welfare of calves arriving at a slaughter plant by assessing their physical state and plasma biochemical profile...
  3. doi request reprint Implications of intensification of pastoral animal production on animal welfare
    Kj Stafford
    Centre for Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 56:274-80. 2008
    ..Intensification of pastoral production will have positive and negative effects on animal welfare. The balance will be determined by the quality of management and stockmanship, and the pressure on businesses to be profitable...
  4. ncbi request reprint The stress caused by laparoscopy in sheep and its alleviation
    K J Stafford
    Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 54:109-13. 2006
    ..To determine the plasma cortisol response to laparoscopy in ewes and investigate means of reducing it...
  5. ncbi request reprint The welfare significance of the castration of cattle: a review
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 53:271-8. 2005
    ..The use of these methods is an additional cost for farmers and may be limited by the availability of drugs for farmers to use and the scarcity of veterinarians in farm animal practice...
  6. doi request reprint Teaching animal handling to veterinary students at Massey University, New Zealand
    K J Stafford
    Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Schiences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Vet Med Educ 34:583-5. 2007
    ..Students must be considered proficient with each species before being allowed to handle animals in clinics. Students are taught how to catch and restrain birds, laboratory animals, farm deer, and pigs later in the program...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of local anaesthesia or local anaesthesia plus a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug on the acute cortisol response of calves to five different methods of castration
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Res Vet Sci 73:61-70. 2002
    ..Clamp castration caused the smallest cortisol response which was reduced or eliminated by local anaesthetic or local anesthetic plus ketoprofen respectively, but this method of castration was not always successful...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dehorning and disbudding distress and its alleviation in calves
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary Animal and Biomedical Sciences, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Vet J 169:337-49. 2005
    ..Cautery disbudding is preferable to amputation dehorning, but for optimal pain relief xylazine sedation, local anaesthesia and a NSAID should be used with both procedures...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sucking behaviour of hand-reared newborn dairy calves
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 53:246-8. 2005
    ..To determine the feeding ability of calves during the first 4 days after birth...
  10. ncbi request reprint The experience of dog bites: a survey of veterinary science and veterinary nursing students
    A A F Wake
    Ecology Group, Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 54:141-6. 2006
    ..To investigate the circumstances of dogs biting people in New Zealand...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cortisol responses to dehorning of calves given a 5-h local anaesthetic regimen plus phenylbutazone, ketoprofen, or adrenocorticotropic hormone prior to dehorning
    M A Sutherland
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Res Vet Sci 73:115-23. 2002
    ..Phenylbutazone did not affect the sensory input from the amputation wounds in the present calves...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of catecholamine and cortisol responses of young lambs and calves to painful husbandry procedures
    D J Mellor
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Aust Vet J 80:228-33. 2002
    ..To compare the changes in plasma concentrations of noradrenaline, adrenaline and cortisol in lambs after ring castration plus tailing and in calves after dehorning with or without prior local anaesthesia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of local anaesthetic combined with wound cauterisation on the cortisol response to dehorning in calves
    M A Sutherland
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Aust Vet J 80:165-7. 2002
    ..To reassess whether local anaesthesia before dehorning and wound cauterisation after dehorning eliminates the cortisol response to dehorning...
  14. ncbi request reprint Behavioural responses of calves to amputation dehorning with and without local anaesthesia
    S P Sylvester
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, College of Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Aust Vet J 82:697-700. 2004
    ..To assess the pain elicited by amputation dehorning and evaluate the effect of local anaesthesia by using changes in calf behaviour...
  15. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic responses of halothane - anaesthetised calves to slaughter by ventral-neck incision without prior stunning
    T J Gibson
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 57:77-83. 2009
    ..To investigate whether the electroencephalographic (EEG) responses to slaughter by ventral-neck incision without prior stunning may be perceived as painful in halothane-anaesthetised calves...
  16. doi request reprint Amelioration of electroencephalographic responses to slaughter by non-penetrative captive-bolt stunning after ventral-neck incision in halothane - anaesthetised calves
    T J Gibson
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 57:96-101. 2009
    ..To investigate the ability of non-penetrative captive-bolt stunning delivered after ventral-neck incision to ameliorate responses to noxious stimulation associated with slaughter by ventral-neck incision in halothane-anaesthetised calves...
  17. doi request reprint Electroencephalographic responses to concussive non-penetrative captive-bolt stunning in halothane - anaesthetised calves
    T J Gibson
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 57:90-5. 2009
    ..To investigate the electroencephalographic (EEG) and cardiovascular responses of halothane-anaesthetised calves to non-penetrative captive-bolt stunning...
  18. doi request reprint Results of a survey of attitudes of dairy veterinarians in New Zealand regarding painful procedures and conditions in cattle
    R A Laven
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 57:215-20. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Changes in the viscoelastic behaviour of the rumenal digesta mat of sheep fed on pasture or chaffed lucerne hay
    R G Lentle
    Institute of Food Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 94:495-504. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that the rate of breakdown of the rumen mat is more likely to be governed by its composite behaviour than by the size of the constituent particles...
  20. doi request reprint Assessment of the duration of the pain response associated with lameness in dairy cows, and the influence of treatment
    R A Laven
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 56:210-7. 2008
    ..To assess the welfare impact of lameness on dairy cattle in New Zealand by measuring the duration of allodynia (decreased nociceptive threshold) and increased locomotion score, and to evaluate the influence of treatment on that duration...
  21. doi request reprint A survey of adult victims of dog bites in New Zealand
    A A F Wake
    Ecology Group, Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 57:364-9. 2009
    ..To describe the circumstances of dog bites to adults in New Zealand, in order to better understand factors associated with these bites...
  22. ncbi request reprint Validation of the acute electroencephalographic responses of calves to noxious stimulus with scoop dehorning
    T J Gibson
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 55:152-7. 2007
    ..To validate use of the electroencephalogram (EEG) and a minimal anaesthesia model for assessment of noxious sensory input caused by scoop dehorning of calves...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of age on the electroencephalographic response to castration in lambs anaesthetised using halothane in oxygen
    C B Johnson
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 53:433-7. 2005
    ..To use the electroencephalogram (EEG) to ascertain whether the response of the cerebral cortex to the noxious stimulus of castration varied with age in lambs...
  24. ncbi request reprint Integrating practical, regulatory and ethical strategies for enhancing farm animal welfare
    D J Mellor
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Aust Vet J 79:762-8. 2001
    ..Incremental improvement' is preferred. This also has application in veterinary practice where the professional commitment to maintain good welfare standards may at times conflict with financial constraints experienced by clients...
  25. pmc Characterization of flow and mixing regimes within the ileum of the brushtail possum using residence time distribution analysis with simultaneous spatio-temporal mapping
    P W M Janssen
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Physiol 582:1239-48. 2007
    ..This indicated that a coarser mixing regime prevailed and that absorption of nutrients from viscous digesta would rely to a greater degree on molecular diffusion...
  26. ncbi request reprint A quantitative study of the morphological development and bacterial colonisation of the gut of the tammar wallaby Macropus eugenii eugenii and brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula during in-pouch development
    R G Lentle
    Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    J Comp Physiol B 176:763-74. 2006
    ..It is postulated that caecal development may act as a nidus for establishment of communities of commensal microflora in the developing marsupial...
  27. ncbi request reprint The implementation of animal welfare standards by Member Countries of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE): analysis of an OIE questionnaire
    K J Stafford
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    Rev Sci Tech 28:1143-64. 2009
    ..In the animal transport section of the questionnaire, long-distance transport was the major issue. Many respondents had no problems with any of these issues...
  28. ncbi request reprint Animal welfare implications of neonatal mortality and morbidity in farm animals
    D J Mellor
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health IFNHH, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Vet J 168:118-33. 2004
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Does sward height grazed by ewes in mid- to late-pregnancy affect indices of colostrum intake by twin and triplet lambs?
    P R Kenyon
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 53:336-9. 2005
    ..To determine if sward height grazed by ewes in mid- to late-pregnancy affects subsequent indices of colostrum intake by twin and triplet lambs, and the extent of the variation in colostrums intake between twin and triplet litter-mates...
  30. doi request reprint Components of electroencephalographic responses to slaughter in halothane - anaesthetised calves : effects of cutting neck tissues compared with major blood vessels
    T J Gibson
    Animal Welfare Science and Bioethics Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 57:84-9. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The stomach of the sambar deer (Cervus unicolor unicolor)
    K J Stafford
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Anat Histol Embryol 24:241-9. 1995
    ..It is concluded that these sambar deer stomachs were typical of a grass-roughage feeder. This contrasts with the previous classification of the sambar deer as an intermediate feeder...
  32. ncbi request reprint Persistence, serodiagnosis and effects on semen characteristics of artificial Brucella ovis infection in red deer stags
    A L Ridler
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 54:85-90. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of recent and chronic infection on semen characteristics of stags...
  33. ncbi request reprint Omasal anatomy in New Zealand red and fallow deer: an exploratory multivariate analysis
    R G Lentle
    Department of Ecology, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Anat Histol Embryol 27:83-7. 1998
    ..A relationship is derived by which the laminar area can be estimated from counts of laminae in different size classes...
  34. doi request reprint Characteristics of adult dog owners in New Zealand
    E L Flint
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
    N Z Vet J 58:69-73. 2010
    ..To investigate the characteristics of adult dog owners in New Zealand, and to identify factors that influence dog ownership...
  35. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive measurement of stress in dairy cows using infrared thermography
    M Stewart
    AgResearch Ltd, Ruakura Research Centre, Private Bag 3123, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Physiol Behav 92:520-5. 2007
    ..The increases in eye temperature following catheterization however raise the possibility that a cognitive component may be required for an eye temperature response to occur...
  36. doi request reprint Eye temperature and heart rate variability of calves disbudded with or without local anaesthetic
    M Stewart
    AgResearch Ltd, Ruakura Research Centre, Private Bag 3123, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Physiol Behav 93:789-97. 2008
    ..HRV and eye temperature together may be a useful non-invasive and more immediate index of pain than HPA activity alone...