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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 book discusses the ethology of domestic animals. It is divided into two parts: basic elements of animal behaviour (chapters 1-6); and species-specific behaviour of some important domestic animals (chapters 7-13). The first part is divided into the following chapters: the study of animal behaviour and its applications; behavioural genetics, evolution and domestication; physiology, motivation a...

Chapter 7 (Page no: 101)

Behaviour of fowl and other domesticated birds.

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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: 13) Behavioural genetics, evolution and domestication. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Physiology, motivation and the organization of behaviour. Author(s): Toates, F.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 51) Learning and cognition. Author(s): Forkman, B. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 65) Social and reproductive behaviour. Author(s): Weary, D. M. Fraser, D.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 79) Behavioural disturbances, stress and welfare. Author(s): Keeling, L. Jensen, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 119) Behaviour of horses. Author(s): McDonnell, S. M.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 131) Behaviour of cattle. Author(s): Hall, S. J. G.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 145) Behaviour of sheep and goats. Author(s): Rutter, S. M.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 159) Behaviour of pigs. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Behaviour of dogs and cats. Author(s): Braastad, B. O. Bakken, M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 193) Behaviour of rabbits and rodents. Author(s): Morton, D. B.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, PO Box 234, SE-532 23 Skara, Sweden.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2002
  • ISBN
  • 0851996027
  • Record Number
  • 20023076011