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CABI Book Chapter

The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

Book cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.


This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour and physiology; chapter IV, motivation and the organization of behaviour; chapter V, learning and cogn...

Chapter 12 (Page no: 169)

Behaviour of horses.

This chapter discusses the time budgets; foraging and feeding behaviour; social behaviour; mating or sexual behaviour; bheaviour at birth; care of offsping, including nursing; offspring development and management; and perception in horses.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) The study of animal behaviour and its applications. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) Behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 26) Behaviour and physiology. Author(s): Valros, A. Hänninen, L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Motivation and the organization of behaviour. Author(s): Mason, G. Bateson, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 62) Learning and cognition. Author(s): Mendl, M. Nicol, C. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 79) Social and reproductive behaviour. Author(s): Weary, D. M. Fraser, D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 90) Play behaviour. Author(s): Held, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 104) Introduction to animal personality. Author(s): Løvlie, H.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 119) Abnormal behaviour, stress and welfare. Author(s): Keeling, L. Jensen, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 135) Human-animal relations. Author(s): Waiblinger, S.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 153) Behaviour of domesticated birds: chickens, turkeys and ducks. Author(s): Mench, J. A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 189) Behaviour of cattle. Author(s): Tucker, C. B.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 199) The behaviour of sheep and goats. Author(s): Dwyer, C.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 214) Behaviour of pigs. Author(s): Špinka, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 228) Behaviour of dogs. Author(s): Wells, D. L.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 241) Behaviour of cats. Author(s): Bradshaw, J.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 255) Behaviour of foxes and mink kept for fur production. Author(s): Hovland, A. L. Ahola, L. Malmkvist, J.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 272) The behaviour of laboratory mice and rats. Author(s): Würbel, H. Burn, C. Latham, N.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Park, Lincoln LN2 2LG, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2017
  • ISBN
  • 9781786391650
  • Record Number
  • 20173282677