Vocalización como marcador de estrés en ganado bovino


  • Andres Norberto Haro Haro Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad de Cuenca, 010205, Cuenca, Ecuador https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1808-325X
  • Andrés Suarez-Usbeck Facultad de Ciencias Pecuarias, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, 060106, Ecuador https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6626-8224
  • Ana Burgos-Mayorga Carrera de Medicina Veterinaria, Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad Técnica de Ambato, 180601, Cevallos, Ecuador
  • Jorge Navarrete Carrera de Medicina Veterinaria, Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Recursos Naturales y del Ambiente, Universidad Estatal de Bolívar
  • Juan Ramonez Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad de Cuenca, 010205, Cuenca, Ecuador https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8081-7533
  • Pedro Nieto Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, Universidad de Cuenca, 010205, Cuenca, Ecuador https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4254-6402
  • María José Andrade Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Humanísticas, Universidad de Loja, 110107, Loja, Ecuador



Palabras clave:

Bienestar animal, Vocalización, Ganado bovino, Estrés


El incremento en el número de bovinos dificulta al granjero a observar y monitorear animales individualmente, evento influenciado con la salud emocional del animal. Conjuntamente, los consumidores actuales de los productos y subproductos bovinos exigen más control e información sobre el bienestar durante su producción. Varias metodologías son descritas para controlar y medir el bienestar animal. La vocalización o expresión vocal del animal puede ser medida y traducida a niveles emocionales positivos y negativos que interesan como marcadores o indicadores de estrés que aqueja a esta especie en particular. Por ello, el objetivo de esta revisión fue describir los eventos que influyen en el estrés del ganado bovino vinculados a métodos de identificación por expresión vocal. El uso de vocalizaciones como marcador de estrés para evaluar el bienestar del ganado bovino se ha discutido constantemente, no obstante, el contenido dinámico emocional manifestado por la vocalización o niveles de expresión vocal deberían ser más estudiados; claramente, se podría predecir y proporcionar un estado positivo emocional influenciando sobre la producción y bienestar de los animales.


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Haro Haro, A. N., Suarez-Usbeck, A., Burgos-Mayorga, A., Navarrete , J., Ramonez, J., Nieto-Escandon, P., & Andrade, M. J. (2023). Vocalización como marcador de estrés en ganado bovino. CEDAMAZ, 13(1), 126–131. https://doi.org/10.54753/cedamaz.v13i1.1763



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