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Jung, L., Hillemacher, S., Tiemann, I., Hinrichs, D., 2024. Presence of keel bone damage in laying hens, pullets and roosters of local chicken breeds. PLoS ONE 19, TBD. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0297586https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/171188386
Olschewsky, A., Krieger, M., Hoischen-Taubner, S., Mörlein, D., Klingel, S., Thaller, G., Hinrichs, D., 2024. Performance, carcass quality and meat quality of the endangered German Angler Saddleback pig. PLoS ONE 19, e0300361. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0300361https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/182000168


Andriamparany, J.N., Heritiana, J.T., Hänke, H., Kunz, S., Schlecht, E., 2023. Market supply of livestock and animal products in north-eastern Madagascar -- the role of the vanilla boom. Scientific African 19, e01526. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2022.e01526https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/135621958
Ebinghaus, A., Johns, J., Knierim, U., 2023. Blood in milk in horned dairy cows – Exploration of incidences andprevention opportunities. Veterinary and Animal Science 21, 100307. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vas.2023.100307https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/139083817
Knierim, U., Schultheiß, U., Zapf, R., Brinkmann, J., Cimer, K., March, S., Schrader, L., Schubbert, A., Lühken, S., Gieseke, D., Michaelis, S., 2023. Werkzeuge für betriebliche Eigenkontrollen zum Tierwohl. Landtechnik 78, TBD. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15150/lt.2023.3293https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/170627667
Zapf, R., Schultheiß, U., Schubbert, A., Gieseke, D., Cimer, K., March, S., Brinkmann, J., Knierim, U., 2023. Bewertung des Tierwohls bei der betrieblichen Eigenkontrolle - Erarbeitung eines Orientierungsrahmens mit Ziel- und Alarmwerten auf Basis einer Delphi-Befragung. Landtechnik 78, 125–138. https://doi.org/10.15150/lt.2023.3294https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/127852702


Addo, S., Jung, L., 2022. An insight into the runs of homozygosity distribution and breed differentiation in Mangalitsa pigs. Frontiers in Genetics 13, 909986. https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2022.909986https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/104595871
Ebinghaus, A., Matull, K., Knierim, U., Ivemeyer, S., 2022. Associations between dairy herds’ qualitative behavior and aspects of herd health, stockperson and farm factors – a cross-sectional exploration. Animals 12, 182. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani12020182https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/83097022
Eriksson, H., Fall, N., Ivemeyer, S., Knierim, U., Simantke, C., Fuerst-Waltl, B., Winckler, C., Weissensteiner, R., Pomiès, D., Martin, B., Michaud, A., Priolo, A., Caccamo, M., Sakowski, T., Stachelek, M., Spengler Neff, A., Bieber, A., Schneider, C., Alvåsen, K., 2022. Strategies for keeping dairy cows and calves together - a cross-sectional survey study. Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience 16, 100624. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2022.100624https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/112368720
Gieseke, D., Lambertz, C., Gauly, M., 2022. Effects of Housing and Management Factors on Selected Indicators of the Welfare Quality® Protocol in Loose-Housed Dairy Cows. Veterinary Sciences 9, 353. https://doi.org/10.3390/vetsci9070353https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/110002093
Ivemeyer, S., Preusser, J., Haager, D., Simantke, C., Waldherr, P., Kull, K., Utz, G., Knierim, U., Winckler, C., 2022. Impact of enhanced compared to restricted milk feeding on the behaviour and health of organic dairy calves. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 252, 105655. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2022.105655
Jung, L., Rufener, C., Petow, S., 2022. A tagged visual analog scale is a reliable method to assess keel bone deviations in laying hens from radiographs. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 9, 937119. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2022.937119https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/88618878
Michaelis, S., Schubbert, A., Gieseke, D., Cimer, K., Zapf, R., Lühken, S., March, S., Brinkmann, J., Schultheiß, U., Knierim, U., 2022. A comparison of online and live training of livestock farmers for an on-farm self-assessment of animal welfare. Frontiers in Animal Science 3, 1–13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fanim.2022.915708https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/109437194


Gieseke, D., 2021. Online-Schulung Tierschutzindikatoren für Nutztierhalter. B&B Agrar - Die Zeitschrift für Bildung und Beratung TBD.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/127853165
Gonzalez, J., Nasirahmadi, A., Knierim, U., 2021. Addendum: Gonzalez, J.J., et al. Automatically Detected Pecking Activity in Group-Housed Turkeys. Animals 2020, 10, 2034. Animals 11, 791. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030791https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/130600748
Jung, L., Nasirahmadi, A., Schulte-Landwehr, J., Knierim, U., 2021. Automatic assessment of keel bone damage in laying hens at the slaughter line. Animals 2021, 163. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11010163https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65636693
Lange, J., C., Lange, A., Knierim, U., 2021. Animal Welfare Consequences of Organic Boar Fattening and Occurrence of Boar Taint on Five Commercial Farms. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI 2021, 2929. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11102929https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/73562474
Lemcke, M.-C., Ebinghaus, A., Knierim, U., 2021. Impact of music played in an automatic milking system on cows’ milk yield and behavior – a pilot study. Dairy 2021, 73–78. https://doi.org/10.3390/dairy2010007https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/66153602
Olschewsky, A., Riehn, K., Knierim, U., 2021. Ausbrüche von Histomonose bei langsamer wachsenden Putenlinien. Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 134, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.2376/1439-0299-2021-14https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/72431439
Olschewsky, A., Riehn, K., Knierim, U., 2021. Meat quality of commercial turkey strains with slower growth rate. European Poultry Science 2021, 85. https://doi.org/10.1399/eps.2021.340https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/73562803
Olschewsky, A., Riehn, K., Knierim, U., 2021. Suitability of slower growing commercial Turkey strains for organic husbandry in terms of animal welfare and performance. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7, 600846. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.600846https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65545848


Bieber, A., Wallenbeck, A., Spengler Neff, A., Leiber, F., Simantke, C., Knierim, U., Ivemeyer, S., 2020. Comparison of performance and fitness traits in German Angler, Swedish Red and Swedish Polled with Holstein dairy cattle breeds under organic production. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 14, 609–616. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731119001964https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/59351073
Döhring, S., Jung, L., Andersson, R., 2020. Gefiederschäden bei Legehennen - automatisierte Erfassung im Praxistest -Technische Mitteilung (Plumage damage in laying hens - automated detection in practical test-technical note). European Poultry Science (EPS) 84, TBD. https://doi.org/10.1399/eps.2020.317https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/139779264
Ebinghaus, A., Knierim, U., Simantke, C., Palme, R., Ivemeyer, S., 2020. Fecal Cortisol Metabolites in Dairy Cows: A Cross-Sectional Exploration of Associations with Animal, Stockperson, and Farm Characteristics. Animals 2020, 1787. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10101787https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65475550
Gieseke, D., Lambertz, C., Gauly, M., 2020. Effects of cubicle characteristics on animal welfare indicators in dairy cattle. Animal 2020, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731120000609https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/62894757
Gonzalez, J.J., Nasirahmadi, A., Knierim, U., 2020. Automatically Detected Pecking Activity in Group-Housed Turkeys. Animals 10, 2034. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10112034https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65540577
Jung, L., Brenninkmeyer, C., Knierim, U., Niebuhr, K., Bestmann, M., Tuyttens, F.A.M., Gunnarsson, S., Sorensen, J.T., Ferrari, P., 2020. Husbandry Conditions and Welfare Outcomes in Organic Egg Production in Eight European Countries. Animals : an open access journal from MDPI 10, 2102. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10112102https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65148606
Knierim, U., Wicklow, D., Ivemeyer, S., Moeller, D., 2020. A framework for the socio-economic evaluation of rearing systems of dairy calves with or without cow contact. Journal of Dairy Research 87, 128–132. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022029920000473https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65476088
Kunz, S., Hänke, H., Schlecht, E., 2020. Income Diversification trough Animal Husbandry for Smallholder Vanilla Farmers in Madagascar. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 121, 63–75. https://doi.org/10.17170/kobra-202004061143https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/135622611
Mertenat, D., Cero, M., Vogl, C.R., Ivemeyer, S., Meier, B., Maeschli, A., Hamburger, M., Walkenhorst, M., 2020. Ethnoveterinary knowledge of farmers in bilingual regions of Switzerland – is there potential to extend veterinary options to reduce antimicrobial use? Journal of Ethnopharmacology 246, 112184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2019.112184https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/59371415
Nasirahmadi, A., Gonzalez, J., Sturm, B., Hensel, O., Knierim, U., 2020. Pecking activity detection in group-housed turkeys using acoustic data and a deep learning technique. Biosystems Engineering 194, 40–48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2020.03.015https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/63457696
Schmitz, L., Ebinghaus, A., Ivemeyer, S., Domas, L., Knierim, U., 2020. Validity aspects of behavioural measures to assess cows’ responsiveness towards humans. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 228, 105011. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2020.105011https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/63302625
Sirovnik, J., Barth, K., Oliveira, D. de, Ferneborg, S., Haskell, M.J., Hillmann, E., Jensen, M.B., Mejdell, C.M., Napolitano, F., Vaarst, M., Verwer, C.M., Waiblinger, S., Zipp, K.A., Johnsen, J.F., 2020. Methodological terminology and definitions for research and discussion of cow-calf contact systems. Journal of Dairy Research 87, 108–114. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022029920000564https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/65546339
Zipp, K.A., Knierim, U., 2020. Physical development, ease of integration into the dairy herd and performance of primiparous dairy cows reared with full whole-day, half-day or no mother-contact as calves. Journal of Dairy Research 87S1, 1–3. https://doi.org/10.1017/S002202992000059Xhttps://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/63891994


Jung, L., Knierim, U., 2019. Differences between feather pecking and non-feather pecking laying hen flocks regarding their compliance. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 219, 104839. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2019.104839https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/62156649
Jung, L., Niehbuhr, K., Hinrichsen, L.K., Gunnarsson, S., Brenninkmeyer, C., Bestmann, M., Heerkens, J., Ferrari, P., Knierim, U., 2019. Possible risk factors for keel bone damage in organic laying hens. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 13, 2356–2364. https://doi.org/10.1017/S175173111900003Xhttps://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/62187932
Olschewsky, A., Mensch, M., 2019. Das Haushuhn : Partner des Menschen = Partners of the human being: The domestic fowl. Biologie in unserer Zeit 49, 77–78. https://doi.org/10.1002/BIUZ.201970120https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/150256402
Stucki, K., Cero, M., Vogl, C., Ivemeyer, S., Meier, B., Maeschli, A., Hamburger, M., Walkenhorst, M., 2019. Ethnoveterinary contemporary knowledge of farmers in pre-alpine and alpine regions of the Swiss cantons of Bern and Lucerne compared to ancient and recent literature – Is there a tradition? Journal of Ethnopharmacology 234, 225 – 244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2018.12.022https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/55402763
Walkenhorst, M., Schmid, K., Disler, M., Bischoff, T., Zbinden, M., Mayer, M., Stucki, K., Vogl, C.R., Ivemeyer, S., Maeschli, A., Meier, B., Hamburger, M., 2019. Ethnoveterinary use of medicinal plants in the treatment of claw diseases - a survey with farmers from 20 Swiss cantons. Planta Medica 85, 1431. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0039-3399748https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/63688543
Wallenbeck, A., Rousing, T., Sørensen, J., Bieber, A., Spengler Neff, A., Fuerst-Waltl, B., Winckler, C., Pfeiffer, C., Steininger, F., Simantke, C., March, S., Brinkmann, J., Walczak, J., Wójcik, P., Ribikauskas, V., Wilhelmsson, S., Skjerve, T., Ivemeyer, S., 2019. Characteristics of organic dairy major farm types in seven European countries. Organic Agriculture 2019, 275 – 291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-018-0227-9https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/53177754
Wallenbeck, A., Rousing, T., Sørensen, J.T., Bieber, A., Spengler Neff, A., Fuerst-Waltl, B., Winckler, C., Pfeiffer, C., Steininger, F., Simantke, C., March, S., Brinkmann, J., Walczak, J., Wójcik, P., Ribikauskas, V., Wilhelmsson, S., Skjerve, T., Ivemeyer, S., 2019. Correction to: Characteristics of organic dairy major farm types in seven European countries. Organic Agriculture 9, 293. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-018-0230-1https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/149178655


Brscic, M., Kirchner, M.K., Knierim, U., Contiero, B., Gottardo, F., Winckler, C., Cozzi, G., 2018. Risk factors associated with beef cattle losses onintensive fattening farms in Austria, Germany and Italy. Veterinary Journal 239, 48–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.08.002https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/63701425
Campe, A., Hoes, C., Koesters, S., Froemke, S., Bougeard, S., Staack, M., Bessei, W., Manton, A., Scholz, B., Schrader, L., Thobe, P., Knierim, U., 2018. Analysis of the influences on plumage condition in laying hens: How suitable is a whole body plumage score as an outcome? Poultry Science 97, 358–367. https://doi.org/10.3382/ps/pex321https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/44705132
Ebinghaus, A., Ivemeyer, S., Knierim, U., 2018. Human and farm influences on dairy cows´ responsiveness towards humans – a cross-sectional study. PLoS ONE 13, e0209817. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209817https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/55346698
Gieseke, D., Lambertz, C., Gauly, M., 2018. Relationship between herd size and measures of animal welfare on dairy cattle farms with freestall housing in Germany. Journal of Dairy Science 101, 7397–7411. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-14232https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/127852367
Grethe, H., Arens-Azevedo, U., Balmann, A., Biesalski, H., Birner, R., Bokelmann, W., Christen, O., Gauly, M., Knierim, U., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Martinez, J., Nieberg, H., Offermann, F., Pischetsrieder, M., Qaim, M., Renner, B., Schmidt, J.C., Spiller, A., Taube, F., Voget-Kleschin, L., Weingarten, P., 2018. Für eine gemeinwohlorientierte Gemeinsame Agrarpolitik der EU nach 2020: Grundsatzfragen und Empfehlungen. Berichte über Landwirtschaft - Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft 225, 1–109. https://doi.org/10.12767/buel.v0i225.208.g387https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52403906
Ivemeyer, S., Brinkmann, J., March, S., Simantke, C., Winckler, C., Knierim, U., 2018. Major organic dairy farm types in Germany and their farm, herd, and management characteristics. Organic Agriculture 8, 231–247. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-017-0189-3https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/36830207
Ivemeyer, S., Simantke, C., Ebinghaus, A., Poulsen, P.H., Sorensen, J.T., Rousing, T., Palme, R., Knierim, U., 2018. Herd-level associations between human–animal relationship, management, fecal cortisol metabolites, and udder health of organic dairy cows  Journal of Dairy Science 101, 7361–7374. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13912https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/51570056
Jung, L., Knierim, U., 2018. Are practice recommendations for the prevention of feather pecking in laying hens in non-cage systems in line with the results of experimental and epidemiological studies? Applied Animal Behaviour Science 200, 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2017.10.005https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/44893718
Santos, L.V., Brügemann, K., Ebinghaus, A., König, S., 2018. Genetic parameters for longitudinal behavior and health indicator traits generated in automatic milking systems. Archives Animal Breeding 2018, 161 – 171. https://doi.org/10.5194/aab-61-161-2018https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/53483202
Zipp, K.A., Barth, K., Rommelfanger, E.F., Knierim, U., 2018. Responses of dams versus non-nursing cows to machine milking in terms of milk performance, behaviour and heart rate with and without additional acoustic, olfactory or manual stimulation. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 204, 10–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2018.05.002https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52590579


Bestmann, M., Verwer, C., Brenninkmeyer, C., Willett, A., Hinrichsen, L., Smajlhodzic, F., Heerkens, J., Gunnarsson, S., Ferrante, V., 2017. Feather-pecking and injurious pecking in organic laying hens in 107 flocks from eight European countries. Animal Welfare Journal 26, 355–363. https://doi.org/10.7120/09627286.26.3.355https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/43303611
Ebinghaus, A., Ivemeyer, S., Lauks, V., Santos, L.V., Brügemann, K., König, S., Knierim, U., 2017. How to measure dairy cows’ responsiveness towards humans in breeding and welfare assessment? A comparison of selected behavioural measures and existing breeding traits. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 196, 22–29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2017.07.006https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/36737744
Grethe, H., Nieberg, H., Arens-Azevedo, U., Baimann, A., Biesalski, H., Birner, R., Bokelmann, W., Christen, O., Gauly, M., Knierim, U., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Martinez, J., Pischetsrieder, M., Qaim, M., Renner, B., Spiller, A., Taube, F., Voget-Kleschin, L., Weingarten, P., Spellmann, H., Pröbstl-Haider, U., Bauhus, J., Bitter, A., Dieter, M., Feindt, P.H., Haller, P., Hüttl, R., Lang, F., Larsen, J., Möhring, B., Neverla, I., Niekisch, M., Richter, K., Weiger, H., Bolte, A., Bösch, M., Meier, T., Osterburg, B., Rock, J., Rüter, S., Entenmann, S., 2017. Climate change mitigation in agriculture and forestry and in the downstream sectors of food and timber use. Berichte über Landwirtschaft - Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft Sonderheft 223, 1–31. https://doi.org/10.12767/buel.v1i1.175.g323https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52404043
Johns, J., Masneuf, S., Patt, A., Hillmann, E., 2017. Regular exposure to cowbells affects the behavioral reactivity to a noise stimulus in dairy cows. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 2017, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2017.00153https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/44714430
Leiber, F., Schenk, I., Maeschli, A., Ivemeyer, S., Zeitz, J.O., Moakes, S., Klocke, P., Staehli, P., Notz, C., Walkenhorst, M., 2017. Implications of feed concentrate reduction in organic grassland-based dairy systems: a long-term on-farm study. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 11, 2051–2060. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731117000830https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/50776350
Mayer, M., Zbinden, M., Vogl, C.R., Ivemeyer, S., Meier, B., Amorena, M., Maeschli, A., Hamburger, M., Walkenhorst, M., 2017. Swiss ethnoveterinary knowledge on medicinal plants - a within-country comparison of Italian speaking regions with north-western German speaking regions. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13, 1–23. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-016-0106-yhttps://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2248183
Rauch, E., Keppler, C., Damme, K., Hausleitner, M., Bachmeier, J., Hartmann, J., Louton, H., 2017. Untersuchung unterschiedlicher langsam wachsender Premiumhühner unter Tierschutz-Label-Konditionen. Teil II: Tiergesundheit. Archiv für Geflügelkunde / Archives de Science Avicole / Archives of Poultry Science 2017, 1–15. https://doi.org/0.1399/eps.2017.169https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4175032
Zapf, R., Schultheiß, U., Knierim, U., Brinkmann, J., Schrader, L., 2017. Tierwohl messen im Nutztierbestand - Leitfäden für die betriebliche Eigenkontrolle. Landtechnik 72, 214–220. https://doi.org/10.15150/lt.2017.3166https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/43296422


Bischoff, T., Vogl, C.R., Ivemeyer, S., Klarer, F., Meier, B., Hamburger, M., Walkenhorst, M., 2016. Plant and natural product based homemade remedies manufactured and used by farmers of six central Swiss cantons to treat livestock. Livestock Science 189, 110–125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2016.05.003https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3723040
Brenninkmeyer, C., Dippel, S., Brinkmann, J., March, S., Winckler, C., Knierim, U., 2016. Investigating integument alterations in cubicle housed dairy cows: which types and locations can be combined? Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 10, 342–348. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731115001032https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2120422
Butterworth, A., de Jong, I.C., Keppler, C., Knierim, U., Stadig, L., Lambton, S., 2016. What is being measured, and by whom? Facilitation of communication on technical measures amongst competent authorities in the implementation of the European Union Broiler Directive (2007/43/EC). Animal 10, 302–308. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731115001615https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2121199
Ebinghaus, A., Ivemeyer, S., Rupp, J., Knierim, U., 2016. Identification and development of measures suitable as potential breeding traits regarding dairy cows´ reactivity towards humans. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 185, 30–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2016.09.010https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3852688
Hinrichsen, L.K., Labouriau, R., Engberg, R.M., Knierim, U., Sorensen, J.T., 2016. Helminth infection is associated with hen mortality in Danish organic egg production. Veterinary Record 179, 196. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.103614https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2121976
Johnsen, J.F., Zipp, K.A., Kälber, T., de Passillé, A.M., Knierim, U., Barth, K., Mejdell, C.M., 2016. Is rearing calves with the dam a feasible option for dairy farms? Current and future research. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 181, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2015.11.011https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2122864
Spengler Neff, A., Ivemeyer, S., 2016. Differences between dairy cows descending from artificial insemination bulls vs. dairy cows descending from natural service bulls on organic farms in Switzerland. Livestock Science 185, 30–33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2016.01.007https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3127636
Spengler Neff, A., Ivemeyer, S., 2016. Unterschiede zwischen Bio-Milchkühen gezeugt durch künstliche Besamung oder durch Natursprung. Agrarforschung Schweiz 7, 420–427.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3807400
Weingarten, P., Bauhus, J., Arens-Azevedo, U., Balmann, A., Biesalski, H., Birner, R., Bitter, A., Bokelmann, W., Bolte, A., Bösch, M., Christen, O., Dieter, M., Entenmann, S., Feindt, P.H., Gauly, M., Grethe, H., Haller, P., Hüttl, R., Knierim, U., Lang, F., Larsen, J., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Meier, T., Möhring, B., Martinez, J., Neverla, I., Nieberg, H., Niekisch, M., Osterburg, B., Pischetsrieder, M., Pröbstl-Haider, U., Qaim, M., Renner, B., Richter, K., Rock, J., Rüter, S., Spellmann, H., Spiller, A., Taube, F., Voget-Kleschin, L., Weiger, H., 2016. Klimaschutz in der Land- und Forstwirtschaft sowie den nachgelagerten Bereichen Ernährung und Holzverwendung. Berichte über Landwirtschaft - Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft Sonderheft 222, 1–479. https://doi.org/10.12767/buel.v222i1.149.g295https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52404184
Zipp, K.A., Barth, K., Knierim, U., 2016. Behavioural response of dairy cows with and without calf-contact to hair of own and alien calves presented in the milking parlour. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 180, 11–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2016.05.001https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4589617


Campe, A., Hoes, C., Koesters, S., Froemke, C., Bessei, W., Knierim, U., Schrader, L., Kreienbrock, L., Thobe, P., 2015. Determinants of economic success in egg production in Germany - here: laying hens kept in aviaries or small-group housing systems. Landbauforschung 65, 227–238. https://doi.org/10.3220/LBF1447678999000https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2458972
Cozzi, G., Gottardo, F., Brscic, M., Contiero, B., Irrgang, N., Knierim, U., Pentelescu, O., Windig, I., Mirabito, L., Kling Eveillard, F., Dockes, A.C., Veissier, I., Velarde, A., Fuentes, C., Dalmau, A., Winckler, C., 2015. Dehorning of cattle in the EU Member States: A quantitative survey of the current practices. Livestock Science 179, 4–11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.05.011https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2168818
Damme, K., Keppler, C., Hausleitner, M., Bachmeier, J., Hartmann, J., Louton, H., Rauch, E., 2015. Untersuchungen unterschiedlicher langsam wachsender Premiumhähnchen unter Tierschutz-Label-Konditionen. Teil I: Mast- und Schlachtleistungskriterien. Archiv für Geflügelkunde / Archives de Science Avicole / Archives of Poultry Science 79, DOI: 10.1399/eps.2015.85. https://doi.org/10.1399/eps.2015.85https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3694624
Irrgang, N., Zipp, K.A., Brandt, S., Knierim, U., 2015. Effects of space allowance in the waiting area on agonistic interactions and heart rate of high and low ranking horned dairy cows. Livestock Science 179, 47–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.05.016https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3482836
Ivemeyer, S., Bell, N., Brinkmann, J., Cimer, K., Gratzer, E., Leeb, C., March, S., Mejdell, C.M., Roderick, S., Smolders, G., Walkenhorst, M., Winckler, C., Vaarst, M., 2015. Farmers taking responsibility for herd health development - stable schools in research and advisory activities as a tool for dairy health and welfare planning in Europe. Organic Agriculture 5, 135–141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-015-0101-yhttps://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4346638
Ivemeyer, S., Pisani, M., Knierim, U., 2015. Short-term ante-calving handling of dairy heifers in relation to heifers’ behaviour and udder health after parturition. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 171, 33–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2015.08.022https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4379161
Johns, J., Patt, A., Hillmann, E., 2015. Do Bells Affect Behaviour and Heart Rate Variability in Grazing Dairy Cows? PLOS ONE 10, 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0131632https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2776543
Johns, J., Patt, A., Hillmann, E., 2015. Effects of sounds of different quality on the behaviour and heart beat parameters of goats. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 165, 72–80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2015.02.005https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2522908
Kling Eveillard, F., Knierim, U., Irrgang, N., Gottardo, F., Ricci, R., Dockes, A.C., 2015. Attitudes of farmers towards cattle dehorning. Livestock Science 179, 12–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.05.012https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2169373
Knierim, U., Irrgang, N., Roth, B., 2015. To be or not to be horned - consequences in cattle. Livestock Science 179, 29–37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.05.014https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2457529
Lange, J., Maass, H., Ferrante, A., Korzenszky, A., 2015. The Meaning of Agroecology from a European Peasant Perspective. Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society 2, 74–79.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3463078
Leiber, F., Ivemeyer, S., Perler, E., Krenmayr, I., Mayer, P., Walkenhorst, M., 2015. Determination of faeces particle proportions as a tool for the evaluation of the influence of feeding strategies on fibre digestion in dairy cows. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 25, 153–159.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3906856
Spiller, A., Gauly, M., Balmann, A., Bauhus, J., Birner, R., Bokelmann, W., Christen, O., Entenmann, S., Grethe, H., Knierim, U., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Matinez, J., Nieberg, H., Qaim, M., Taube, F., Taube, F., Tenhagen, B.-A., Weingarten, P., 2015. Wege zu einer gesellschaftlich akzeptierten Nutztierhaltung. Berichte über Landwirtschaft - Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft Sonderheft 221, 1–425. https://doi.org/10.12767/buel.v0i221.82.g199https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52321309
Thapa, S., Hinrichsen, L., Brenninkmeyer, C., Gunnarsson, S., Heerkens, J., Verwer, C., Niebuhr, K., Willett, A., Grilli, G., Thamsborg, S., Sørensen, J., Mejer, H., 2015. Prevalence and magnitude of helminth infections in organic laying hens (Gallus gallus domesticus) across Europe. Veterinary Parasitology 214, 118–124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.10.009https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/43313246
Zapf, R., Schultheiß, U., Achilles, W., Schrader, L., Knierim, U., Herrmann, H.-J., Brinkmann, J., Winckler, C., 2015. Indikatoren für die betriebliche Eigenkontrolle auf Tiergerechtheit – Beispiel Milchkühe. Landtechnik 70, 221–230. https://doi.org/10.15150/lt.2015.2678https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2459860


Bühlen, F., Ivemeyer, S., Krutzinna, C., Knierim, U., 2014. Potential effects of automatic milking systems on grazing in organic dairy farming. Organic Agriculture 4, 301–308. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13165-014-0083-1https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4329544
Disler, M., Ivemeyer, S., Hamburger, M., Vogl, C., Tesic, A., Klarer, F., Meier, B., Walkenhorst, M., 2014. Ethnoveterinary herbal remedies used by farmers in four north-eastern Swiss cantons (St. Gallen, Thurgau, Appenzell Innerrhoden and Appenzell Ausserrhoden). Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10, 32. https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-4269-10-32https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4371169
Gieseke, D., 2014. Beurteilung von Tiergerechtigkeit in der Milchviehhaltung - Evaluierung des Welfare Quality{çircledR} Protokolls. Züchtungskunde 86, 58–70.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/127852209
Isensee, A., Leiber, F., Bieber, A., Spengler, A., Ivemeyer, S., Maurer, V., Klocke, P., 2014. Comparison of a classical with a highly formularized body condition scoring system for dairy cattle. Animal 8, 1971–1977. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731114001888https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3702838
Ivemeyer, S., Walkenhorst, M., Holinger, M., Maeschli, A., Klocke, P., Spengler, A., Staehli, P., Krieger, M., Notz, C., 2014. Changes in herd health, fertility and production under roughage based feeding conditions with reduced concentrate input in Swiss organic dairy herds. Livestock Science 168, 159 – 167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2014.08.009https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2642344
Kirchner, M.K., Schulze Westerath, H., Knierim, U., Tessitore, E., Cozzi, G., Winckler, C., 2014. On-farm animal welfare assessment in beef bulls: consistency over time of single measures and aggregated Welfare Quality((R)) scores. Animal 8, 461–469. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731113002267https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3825826
Kirchner, M., Schulze Westerath, H., Knierim, U., Tessitore, E., Cozzi, G., Pfeiffer, C., Winckler, C., 2014. Application of the Welfare Quality® assessment system on European beef bull farms. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 8, 827–835. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731114000366https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4578850
Kirchner, M., Schulze Westerath- Niklaus, H., Knierim, U., Tessitore, E., Cozzi, G., Vogl, C., Winckler, C., 2014. Attitudes and expectations of beef farmers in Austria, Germany and Italy towards the Welfare Quality® assessment system. Livestock Science 160, 102–112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2013.12.004https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2192239
Walkenhorst, M., Vogl, C.R., Vogl-Lukasser, B., Vollstedt, S., Brendieck-Worm, C., Ivemeyer, S., Klarer, F., Meier, B., Schmid, K., Disler, M., Bischoff, T., Hamburger, M., Häsler, S., Stöger, E., 2014. Zwischen Empirie und Evidenz - (Re)Aktivierung der Veterinärphytotherapie [Between Empiricism and Evidence - Reactivation of Veterinary Phytotherapy]. Forschende Komplementärmedizin / Research in Complementary Medicine 21, 35–42.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3851800


Brenninkmeyer, C., Dippel, S., Brinkmann, J., March, S., Winckler, C., Knierim, U., 2013. Hock lesion epidemiology in cubicle housed dairy cows across two breeds, farming systems and countries. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 109, 236–245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.10.014https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2949370
Disler, M., Schmid, K., Ivemeyer, S., Hamburger, M., Walkenhorst, M., 2013. Traditional homemade herbal remedies used by farmers of northern Switzerland to treat skin alterations and wounds in livestock. Planta Medica 79, 1243–1244.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4305568
Gaenzle, M., G., Zijlstra, R., D., Metzler-Zebeli, B., U., Lange, J., C., 2013. Dietary non-starch polysaccharides alter the abundance of pathogenic clostridia in pigs. Livestock Science 152, 31–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2012.12.004https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4464631
Knierim, U., 2013. Auswirkungen der Besatzdichte in der Schwermast auf das Verhalten sowie die Fuß- und Beingesundheit von Masthühnern. Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 126, 149–155. https://doi.org/10.2376/0005-9366-126-149https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3978673
Notz, C., Ivemeyer, S., Maeschli, A., Walkenhorst, M., Staehli, P., 2013. „Feed no Food“ - Auswirkungen einer kraftfutterreduzierten Fütterung auf Tiergesundheit, Leistung und Fruchtbarkeit von Milchkühen  [Feed no Food - influence of minimized concentrate feeding on animal health, fertility andperformance of Swiss organic dairy cows]. Tierärztliche Umschau 68, 307–310.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4102993
Shunthirasingham, C., Wania, F., MacLeod, M., Lei, Y.D., Quinn, C., Zhang, X., Scheringer, M., Wegmann, F., Hungerbühler, K., Ivemeyer, S., Heil, F., Klocke, P., Pacepavicius, G., Alaee, M., 2013. Mountain Cold-Trapping Increases Transfer of Persistent Organic Pollutants from Atmosphere to Cows’ Milk. Environmental Science and Technology 47, 9175–9181. https://doi.org/10.1021/es400851dhttps://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3893980
Taube, F., Balmann, A., Bauhus, J., Birner, R., Bokelmann, W., Christen, O., Gauly, M., Grethe, H., Holm-Mueller, K., Horst, W., Knierim, U., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Nieberg, H., Qaim, M., Spiller, A., Taeuber, S., Weingarten, P., Wiesler, F., 2013. Amendment of the Fertiliser Application Ordinance (DüV): Limiting Nutrient Surpluses Effectively. Berichte über Landwirtschaft - Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft 1–13.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52335034
Taube, F., Balmann, A., Bauhus, J., Birner, R., Bokelmann, W., Christen, O., Gauly, M., Grethe, H., Holm-Mueller, K., Horst, W., Knierim, U., Latacz-Lohmann, U., Nieberg, H., Qaim, M., Spiller, A., Tauber, S., Weingarten, P., Wiesler, F., 2013. Novellierung der Düngeverordnung: Nährstoffüberschüsse wirksam begrenzen. Berichte über Landwirtschaft - Zeitschrift für Agrarpolitik und Landwirtschaft 1–13.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52334884
Walkenhorst, M., Ivemeyer, S., Schaette, R., Mayer, P., Arndt, G., 2013. A herbal feed additive shows potential to improve metabolic situation in early lactating dairy cows (Abstract). Planta Medica 79, 1244. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0033-1352333https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2970016


Ivemeyer, S., Smolders, G., Brinkmann, J., Gratzer, E., Hansen, B., Henriksen, B., Huber, J., Leeb, C., March, S., Mejdell, C.M., Nicholas, P., Roderick, S., Stöger, E., Vaarst, M., Whistance, L., Winckler, C., Walkenhorst, M., 2012. Impact of animal health and welfare planning on medicine use, herd health and production in European organic dairy farms. Livestock Science 145, 63–72.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3498709
Moesta, A., Knierim, U., Briese, A., Hartung, J., 2012. Space use at night and social relationship between roosting partners in a large flock of laying hens. British Poultry Science 53, 715–719. https://doi.org/10.1080/00071668.2012.721926https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4066474
Plesch, G., Knierim, U., 2012. Effects of housing and management conditions on teat cleanliness of dairy cows in cubicle systems taking into account body dimensions of the cows. Animal 6, 1360–1368. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731112000031https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3082126
Schmid, K., Ivemeyer, S., Vogl, C., Klarer, F., Hamburger, M., Meier, B., Walkenhorst, M., 2012. Traditional use of herbal remedies in livestock by farmers in three Swiss cantons (Aargau, Zurich and Schaffhausen). Forschende Komplementärmedizin / Research in Complementary Medicine 19, 125–136. https://doi.org/10.1159/000339336https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4306012
Vasseur, E., Pellerin, D., de Passillé, A.M., Winckler, C., Lensink, B.J., Knierim, U., Rushen, J., 2012. Assessing the welfare of dairy calves: outcome-based measures of calf health versus input-based measures of the use of risky management practices. Animal Welfare Journal 21, 77–86. https://doi.org/10.7120/096272812799129439https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3890206


Ivemeyer, S., Knierim, U., Waiblinger, S., 2011. Effect of human-animal relationship and management on udder health in Swiss dairy herds. Journal of Dairy Science 94, 5890–5902. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2010-4048https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4061479
Laister, S., Stockinger, B., Regner, A.-M., Zenger, K., Knierim, U., Winckler, C., 2011. Social licking in dairy cattle-Effects on heart rate in performers and receivers. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 130, 81–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2010.12.003https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4180249
Spooner, D.E., Xenopoulous, M.A., Schneider, C., Woolnough, D.A., 2011. Coextirpation of host–affiliate relationships in rivers: the role of climate change, water withdrawal, and host-specificity. Global Change Biology 2011, 1720–1732. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2010.02372.xhttps://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3238303
Vaarst, M., Winckler, C., Roderick, S., Smolders, G., Ivemeyer, S., Brinkmann, J., Mejdell, C.M., Whistance, L., Nicholas, P., Walkenhorst, M., Leeb, C., March, S., Henriksen, B., Stöger, E., Gratzer, E., Hansen, B., Huber, J., 2011. Animal health and welfare planning in organic dairy cattle farms. Open Vet Journal Suppl 1, 19–25.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2776432


Irrgang, N., Gerken, M., 2010. An investigation of housing conditions, applied management, handling practises and behaviour in purebred Arabian stallions. Züchtungskunde 82, 292–302.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3910741
Klocke, P., Ivemeyer, S., Butler, G., Maeschli, A., Heil, F., 2010. A randomized controlled trial to compare the use of homeopathy and internal Teat Sealers for the prevention of mastitis in organically farmed dairy cows during the dry period and 100 days post-calving. Homeopathy 99, 90–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.homp.2009.12.001https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3434662
Plesch, G., Knierim, U., 2010. Reliability and feasibility of selected measures concerning resting behaviour for the on-farm welfare assessment in dairy cows. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 126, 19–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2010.05.003https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3043498
Walkenhorst, M., Ivemeyer, S., Spranger, J., Arndt, G., Schaette, R., 2010. Influence of a herbal component of a commercial feed additive on serum parameters, fertility and longevity of dairy cows. Planta Med 76, 1352. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1264919https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4716379


Burow, E., Rousing Nielsen, T., Halekoh, U., Knierim, U., 2009. Social interactions of dairy cows introduced postpartally to a separated barn section - pilot study. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science 59, 192–196. https://doi.org/10.1080/09064700903160710https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3257950
Dippel, S., Dolezal, M., Brenninkmeyer, C., Brinkmann, J., March, S., Knierim, U., Winckler, C., 2009. Risk factors for lameness in cubicle housed Austrian Simmental dairy cows. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 90, 102–112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2009.03.014https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2852467
Dippel, S., Dolezal, M., Brenninkmeyer, C., Brinkmann, J., March, S., Knierim, U., Winckler, C., 2009. Risk factors for lameness in freestall-housed dairy cows across two breeds, farming systems, and countries. Journal of Dairy Science 92, 5476–5486. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2009-2288https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3837925
Ivemeyer, S., Walkenhorst, M., Heil, F., Notz, C., Butler, G., Maeschli, A., Klocke, P., 2009. Management factors affecting udder health and effects of a one year extension program in organic dairy herds. Animal 3, 1596–1604. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1751731109990498https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3298909
Knierim, U., Winckler, C., 2009. On-farm welfare assessment in cattle: validity, reliability and feasibility issues and future perspectives with special regard to the Welfare Quality (R) approach. Animal Welfare Journal 18, 451–458.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4231309
Napolitano, F., Knierim, U., Grasso, F., de Rosa, G., 2009. Positive indicators of cattle welfare and their applicability to on-farm protocols. Italian Journal of Animal Science 8, 355–365. https://doi.org/10.4081/ijas.2009.s1.355https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2831599
Schulze Westerath, H., Laister, S., Winckler, C., Knierim, U., 2009. Exploration as an indicator of good welfare in beef bulls: An attempt to develop a test for on-farm assessment. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 116, 126–133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2008.08.012https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3623584


Ivemeyer, S., Maeschli, A., Walkenhorst, M., Klocke, P., Heil, F., Oser, S., Notz, C., 2008. Auswirkungen einer zweijährigen Bestandesbetreuung von Milchviehbeständen hinsichtlich Eutergesundheit, Antibiotikaeinsatz und Nutzungsdauer. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 150, 499–505. https://doi.org/10.1024/0036-7281.150.10.499https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3519355
Moesta, A., Briese, A., Knierim, U., Hartung, J., 2008. Behaviour of laying hens in aviaries - review Part 2: Feeding behaviour, reproductive and dust bathing behaviour. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 115, 4–14.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3246406
Moesta, A., Briese, A., Knierim, U., Hartung, J., 2008. Verhalten von Legehennen in der Volierenhaltung – Review Teil 2: Zum Nahrungserwerbsverhalten, Fortpflanzungsverhalten und Staubbadeverhalten von Hühnern. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 115, 4–14.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2514583
Moesta, A., Knierim, U., Briese, A., Hartung, J., 2008. The effect of litter condition and depth on the suitability of wood shavings for dustbathing behaviour. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 115, 160–170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2008.06.005https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2773546
Staack, M., Gruber, B., Keppler, C., Zaludik, K., Niebuhr, K., Knierim, U., 2008. Maßnahmen gegen Federpicken bei ökologisch gehaltenen Legehennen. Ergebnisse einer epidemiologischen Untersuchung. Landbauforschung, vTI Agriculture and Forestry Research Sonderhseft, 131 – 141.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3202339


Brenninkmeyer, C., Dippel, S., March, S., Brinkmann, J., Winckler, C., Knierim, U., 2007. Reliability of a subjective lameness scoring system for dairy cows. Animal Welfare Journal 16, 127–129.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3835150
Gygax, L., Mayer, C., Schulze Westerath, H., Friedli, K., Wechsler, B., 2007. On-farm assessment of the lying behaviour of finishing bulls kept in housing systems with different floor qualities. Animal Welfare Journal 16, 205 – 208.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2194237
Ivemeyer, S., Raillard, D., Heil, F., Klocke, P., 2007. Database-system for herd health management of dairy herds especially for udder health. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde 149, 449–456. https://doi.org/10.1024/0036-7281.149.10.449https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4514692
Knierim, U., Van Dongen, S., Forkmann, B., Tuyttens, F.A.M., Spinka, M., Campo, J.L., Weissengruber, G.E., 2007. Fluctuating asymmetry as an animal welfare indicator - A review of methodology and validity. Physiology and Behavior 92, 398–421. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2007.02.014https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52336309
Moesta, A., Knierim, U., Briese, A., Hartung, J., 2007. Verhalten von Legehennen in der Volierenhaltung – Review Teil 1: Zum Sozialverhalten und Ruheverhalten von Hühnern. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 114, 444 – 452.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4371058
Moesta, A., Knierim, U., Briese, A., Hartung, J., Knierim, U., 2007. Behaviour of laying hens in aviaries - review Part 1: Social and resting behaviour: Verhalten von Legehennen in der Volierenhaltung, Review Teil 1: Zum Sozialverhalten und Ruheverhalten von Hühnern. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 114, 444–453. https://doi.org/10.2377/0341-6593-114-444https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4639567
Sanftleben, P., Knierim, U., Herrmann, H.-J., Müller, C., v. Borell, E., 2007. Kritische Kontrollpunkte (CCP) in der Milchrinderhaltung. Züchtungskunde 79, 339–362.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3371281
Schulze Westerath, H., Gygax, L., Mayer, C., Wechsler, B., 2007. Leg lesions and cleanliness of finishing bulls kept in housing systems with different lying area surfaces. Veterinary Journal 174, 339 – 362.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3166597
Staack, M., Gruber, B., Keppler, C., Zaludik, K., Niebuhr, K., Knierim, U., 2007. Bedeutung der Aufzucht der Legehennen für alternative Haltungsformen. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 114, 86–90. https://doi.org/10.2377/0341-6593-114-86https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4303792
v. Borell, E., Herrmann, H.-J., Knierim, U., Müller, C., Richter, T., Sanftleben, P., Schäffer, D., Schulze, V., Sundrum, A., 2007. Kritische Kontrollpunkte (CCP) in der Rinderhaltung – ein Konzept zur betrieblichen Eigenkontrolle für die Bereiche Tierschutz, Tiergesundheit und Management. Züchtungskunde 79, 329–338.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3764443


Knierim, U., 2006. Animal welfare aspects of outdoor runs for laying hens: a review. NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences 54, 133–145. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1573-5214(06)80017-5https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3571414
Staack, M., Gruber, B., Keppler, C., Zaludik, K., Niebuhr, K., Knierim, U., 2006. Verhaltensprobleme in alternativen Legehennenhaltungen. Landbauforschung Sonderheft, 33 – 44.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3818167


Rodenburg, T.B., Bracke, M.B.M., Berk, J., Cooper, J., Faure, J.M., Guémené, D., Guy, G., Harlander, A., Jones, T., Knierim, U., Kuhnt, K., Pingel, H., Reiter, K., Servière, J., Ruis, M.A.W., 2005. Welfare of ducks in European duck husbandry systems. World’s Poultry Science Journal 61, 633–646. https://doi.org/10.1079/WPS200575https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2864899


Knierim, U., Bulheller, M., Kuhnt, K., Hartung, J., 2004. Wasserangebot für Enten bei Stallhaltung – ein Überblick aufgrund der Literatur und eigener Erfahrung. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 111, 115–118.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4534672


Holle, R., Keppler, C., 2003. Gibt es geeignete Legehybriden für die Öko-Haltung? Ökologie & Landbau 21–22.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42609355
Hörning, B., 2003. Attempts to integrate different parameter into an overall picture of animal welfare using investigations in dairy loose houses as an example. Animal Welfare Journal 12, 557–564.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3414682
Hörning, B., Aigner, S., 2003. Rinder- und Legehennenzucht: Status Quo im Bio-Landbau. Ökologie & Landbau 128, 14–17.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42609644
Knierim, U., Gocke, A., 2003. Effect of catching broilers by hand or machine on rates of injuries and dead-on-arrivals. Animal Welfare Journal 12, 63–73.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2806180
Knierim, U., Zerbe, F., v. Borell, E., Sachser, N., Rauch, H.W., Müller, c., Herrmann, H.-J., Hesse, D., 2003. Voluntary animal welfare assessment of mass-produced farm animal housing equipment using a standardised procedure. Animal Welfare Journal 12, 75–84.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2618479
Spoolder, H., de Rosa, G., Hörning, B., Waiblinger, S., Wemelsfelder, F., 2003. Integrating parameter to assess on-farm welfare. Animal Welfare Journal 12, 529–534.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2720044
Waiblinger, S., Menke, C., Fölsch, D.W., 2003. Influences on the avoidance and approach behaviour of dairy cows towards humans on 35 farms. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 84, 23–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-1591(03)00148-5https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4257505
Winckler, C., Carpedeville, J., Gebresenbet, G., Hörning, B., Roiha, U., Tosi, M., Waiblinger, S., 2003. Selection of parameter for on-farm welfare assessment protocols in cattle and buffalo. Animal Welfare Journal 12, 619–624.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/2298466


Hesse, N., Krutzinna, C., Rahmann, G., 2002. Milchziegen auf Biobetrieben in Deutschland [Dairy goat keeping in organic farming in Germany]. Ökologie und Landbau 4, 30–31.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42593171
Keppler, C., 2002. Hochleistungsrassen optimal betreuen. Bioland 24–25.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42611202
Keppler, C., Deerberg, F., 2002. Die Kosten der Bio-Junghenne. Bioland 28–32.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42611346
Keppler, C., Hähnle, A., 2002. Ökologische Bienenhaltung - was zeichnet sie aus? Deutsches Bienenjournal 20–21.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42611515
Knierim, U., 2002. Grundsätzliche ethologische Überlegungen zur Beurteilung der Tiergerechtheit bei Nutztieren. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 109, 261–266.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52335381
Knierim, U., Ellerbrock, S., 2002. Static space requirements of male meat turkeys. Veterinary Record 151, 54–57. https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.151.2.54https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3206890
Trei, G., Hörning, B., 2002. Auslaufgestaltung in der Legehennenhaltung. Bioland 34–35.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42600158


Briese, A., Sewerin, K., Knierim, U., Hartung, J., Knierim, U., 2001. Ausgestaltete Käfige in der Legehennenhaltung – rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen und Ansatzpunkte für ihre wissenschaftliche Beurteilung. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 108, 105–109.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3770548
Höfner, M., Köhler, B., 2001. Der Grünauslauf als Futterquelle. Bioland 18–19.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42609211
Keppler, C., Lange, K., 2001. Erfolg mit der Bio-Junghenne. Bioland 8–9.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42611659
Simantke, C., 2001. Aufgelöste Bauweise in der Sauenhaltung. Bioland 11–12.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42589872
Simantke, C., Sundrum, A., 2001. Auch Schweine schätzen Grundfutter. Bioland 22–23.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/57584911
Sontheimer, A., 2001. Sauwohl im Freiland. Bioland 18–19.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42590016
Waiblinger, S., Knierim, U., Winckler, C., 2001. The development of an epidemiologically based on-farm welfare assessment system for use with dairy cows. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science 51, 73–77. https://doi.org/10.1080/090647001316923108https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3283591


Hörning, B., 2000. Vergleich der Tiergerechtheit von Milchviehlaufställen auf konventionellen und ökologischen Betrieben. Lebendige Erde 6, 38–39.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/42609499
Keppler, C., Fölsch, D.W., 2000. Locomotive behaviour of hens and cocks (Gallus gallus f. dom.) - Implication for housing systems. Archiv für Tierzucht-Archives of Animal Breeding 43, 184–188.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3936826
Knierim, U., 2000. Untersuchungen zur Synchronität des Fressens zweier unterschiedlicher Legelinien in Käfighaltung bei einer Freßplatzbreite von 12 cm pro Tier. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 107, 459–463.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52336883


Knierim, U., 1999. Freiwilliges Prüfverfahren für Stalleinrichtungen entsprechend dem novellierten Tierschutzgesetz von 1998. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 106, 138–141.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52338160


Knierim, U., Plath, U., Schmidt, T., Buchenauer, D., Hartung, J., 1998. Group housing for two to eight week old fattening calves. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 105, 100–4.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/4104880
Knierim, U., Plath, U., Schmidt, T., Buchenauer, D., Hartung, J., 1998. Group housing of veal calves older than two to eight weeks of age. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 105, 100–104.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/3827269


Knierim, U., 1997. Die Fortpflanzung und ihre Einbeziehung in das Bedarfsdeckungs- undSchadensvermeidungskonzept (ethologisches Konzept für Tierschutzfragen). Tierärztliche Umschau 52, 221–226.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52337058
Tschanz, B., Bammert, J., Baumgartner, G., Bessei, W., Birmelin, I., Folsch, D.W., Graf, B., Knierim, U., Loeffler, K., Marx, D., Straub, A., Schlichting, M., Schnitzer, U., Unshelm, J., Zeeb, K., 1997. Befindlichkeiten von Tieren - ein Ansatz zu ihrer wissenschaftlichen Beurteilung. Teil 1. Tierärztliche Umschau 52, 15–22.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52337847
Tschanz, B., Bammert, J., Baumgartner, G., Bessei, W., Birmelin, I., Folsch, D.W., Graf, B., Knierim, U., Loeffler, K., Marx, D., Straub, A., Schlichting, M., Schnitzer, U., Unshelm, J., Zeeb, K., 1997. Befindlichkeiten von Tieren - ein Ansatz zu ihrer wissenschaftlichen Beurteilung. Teil 2. Tierärztliche Umschau 52, 67–72.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52338004


Knierim, U., 1996. Die Tierschutz-Schlachtverordnung. Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 103, 52–54.https://forschung.uni-kassel.de/converis/portal/detail/Publication/52337517