The do's and don'ts of handling and transporting your livestock are available in the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library guide. The guide, "Information Resources for Livestock and Poultry Handling and Transport, 1990-1998," contains resource information on scientific research, training and organization. Included in the publication are:

* Audiovisuals.
* Governmental and institutional guidelines.
* Internet resources.
* Information from experts and organizations.
* Descriptions of and contacts for organizations concerned with animal care.
* Bibliographic citations.
* Temple Grandin article, "Assessment of Stress During Handling and Transport."

Copies of the guide are available free while supplies last. Contact the Animal Welfare Information Center, National Agricultural Library, 10301 Baltimore Ave., Beltville, MD 20705-2351. Or call (301) 504-6212, or e-mail