Disbudding or dehorning
- Video (english version, 6:34; spanish version, 8:52) by Dr. Adcock. Step-by-step guide to disbudding calves using pain management. UC-Davis.
- Video (short version, 6:02; long version, 14:45). Learn how to use proper pain mitigation when disbudding dairy calves. UW-Extension.
- Disbudding Calves. Sandra Stuttgen and Jennifer Van Os; reviewed by Sarah Adcock. UW-Madison Division of Extension. October, 2020.
- Why is pain control important, and is younger always better? Sarah Adcock and Cassandra Tucker. Progressive Dairy. November, 2018.
- Using pain mitigation when disbudding calves. Charlotte Winder, University of Guelph. Progressive Dairy. January, 2020.
- Open-access collection of research papers on disbudding and pain management for calves. Journal of Dairy Science.
- For Dr. Adcock‘s research on disbudding, please see our Research page
- Dehorning Guidelines. American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP). Updated November, 2019.
Multimedia and press coverage
- Calf disbudding and pain management. Lindsay Ferlito. Interview of Dr. Adcock. Cornell Cooperative Extension. Audio-only webcast. (8:41)
- New faculty profile: Sarah Adcock specializes in animal welfare. eCALS (University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences). August, 2020.
- A look at the future of disbudding. Maureen Hanson. Dairy Herd Management. June, 2020.
- Anyway you cut it, disbudding hurts. Jim Dickrell. Dairy Herd Management. June, 2020.
- Just stop the dehorning pain. Abby Bauer. Hoard’s Dairyman. May, 2019.