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Animal Welfare & Behaviour

Covering all aspects of animal behaviour, cognition, emotion and how animals cope with welfare challenges.

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The objective of this work was to evaluate the combined effects of air temperature and air velocity on the behavior of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). A total of 216 Japanese quail in their initial laying phase were used. Bird behavior was categorized with an ethogram (eat, drink,...

Authors
Santos, T. C. dos; Gates, R. S.; Tinôco, I. de F. F.; Zolnier, S.; Baêta, F. da C.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária - Embrapa
Publication
Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, 2017, 52, 5, pp 344-354
News Article

British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Veterinary Public Health Association (VPHA), who represent the Official Veterinarians (OVs) overseeing...

Date
August 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
CABI Book Info
Cover for Olfaction in animal behaviour and welfare.

This book contains 15 chapters that describe the physiological, behavioural and welfare parameters of smell and odour detection and processing in animals.

Authors
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
Event

14 - 16 September 2017 - Samorin

Venue
Samorin
Country
Slovakia
Contact
Dr Katarina Sutovska
Tel
+421 2 207 83 555
CAB ReviewFull Text

Ovine footrot is detrimental to sheep health, welfare and production worldwide. Strategies for management of footrot have varied between countries and regions due to differences in climate, production systems and proportion of positive flocks. Recent research from Great Britain, where >90%...

Date
April 2017
Subjects
animal welfare; climatic factors; control programmes; culling; dermatitis; disease control; disease prevalence; disease prevention; disease transmission; drug delivery systems; ewes; feet; flocks; foot rot; infection control; interdigital dermatitis; lameness; outbreaks; parenteral administration; productivity; reviews; skin diseases; topical application; vaccination
Authors
Clifton, R.; Green, L. E.
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Background: The objective was to investigate the effect of placing mats on concrete slatted floors on performance, behaviour, hoof condition, dirt scores, physiological and immunological variables of beef steers, and to compare responses with animals on out-wintering pads. Continental crossbred...

Authors
Earley, B.; McNamara, J. D.; Jerrams, S. J.; O'Riordan, E. G.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd
Publication
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 34, pp (30 May 2017)
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The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of collard green stalks as environmental enrichment on the behavior of cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) maintained in captivity. Sixteen birds were housed individually in cages and fed a commercial diet for parrots and seed mix, with water...

Authors
Carvalho, T. S. G.; Saad, C. E. P.; Alvarenga, R. R.; Ferreira, W. M.; Assis, V. D. L.; Pereira, V. M.; Scalon, J. D.; Silva, J. P.; Zangeronimo, M. G.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora
Publication
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 69, 3, pp 718-724
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In order to improve the management and maintenance of the quality of life of captive wild birds, this study aimed to assess the food preferences of cockatiel chicks (Nymphicus hollandicus) kept in captivity. Thirty-two cockatiel chicks, three to 12 months of age, were kept in a galvanized,...

Authors
Naves, D. A. S.; Carvalho, T. S. G.; Zangeronimo, M. G.; Saad, C. E. P.; Scalon, J. D.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora
Publication
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 69, 3, pp 683-686
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The use of animals for scientific purposes in the biological area is a current paradigm. This study aimed, by using a questionnaire, to investigate the opinions of researchers and the practice and conditions of use of animals in scientific experimentation in the area of Biological Sciences, of the...

Authors
Dourado, A. E. S.; Luna, S. P. L.; Crosignani, N.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista
Publication
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 24, 2, pp 353-362
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This study aimed to evaluate the physiological responses and adaptability of Anglo-Nubian goat breeds by Ibéria and Benezra tests, maintained in bioclimatic chamber under different temperatures: 20, 24, 28 and 32°C, where temperature and air relative humidity and black globe humidity index (BGHI)...

Authors
Araujo, T. G. P.; Furtado, D. A.; Nascimento, J. W. B.; Medeiros, A. N.; Lopes Neto, J. P.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA)
Publication
Journal of Animal Behaviour and Biometeorology, 2017, 5, 3, pp 106-111

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