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Author(s)
Salzle, E.
Publisher
Fachbereich Tiermedizin, Munchen.,
Citation
Das Verhalten des Moschusochsen (Ovibos moschatus)., 1979, pp 163pp.
Abstract

Extended summaries are given of papers dealing with the following: stress and housing and their effects on production; maternal and social behaviour; health; feeding; the use of electronic equipment in pig production.

Citation
Nordisk Jordbrugsforskning, 1985, 67, 4, pp 483-514
Abstract

244 silver foxes were tested for their reaction to a human and were subjected to an open field test at 30 and/or 49 days of age and were ranked for social dominance at 120-150 days; 80 ♀♀ and 40 ♂♂ were also tested for competition capacity at 5-7 months. For ♀♀, competition capacity score was...

Author(s)
Bakken, M.
Citation
Norwegian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 1992, Suppl. 9, pp 520-528
Abstract

During radio telemetry studies of domestic sheep on open forested ranges in Hedmark County in southeastern Norway, several examples of extremely extensive ranging, either by individual sheep introduced into established flocks or by flocks turned onto unfamiliar ranges, have been recorded. In one...

Author(s)
Warren, J. T.; Mysterud, I.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1993, 38, 1, pp 67-73
Abstract

This review of the Formicidae of Norway includes an illustrated simple key to the workers of about 12 common taxa, followed by an introduction and an account of ant biology. Topics discussed include how new colonies are founded; how large ant-hills develop; a Norwegian ant species with no workers;...

Author(s)
Hǻgvar, S.
Citation
Insekt-Nytt, 1998, 23, 2/3, pp 5-51
AbstractFull Text

Moose (Alces alces) have evolved 2 antler morphs; palmate and cervine. Using data from 1,186 antlers collected from moose harvested in southeastern Norway during 1950-1997, I tested the widely held hypothesis that the cervine morph has become the predominant antler type in Norway. The antlers were...

Author(s)
Engan, J. H.
Publisher
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada
Citation
Alces, 2001, 37, 1, pp 79-88
Abstract

Many horse owners tend to group horses according to gender, in an attempt to reduce aggressive interactions and the risk of injuries. The aim of our experiment was to test the effects of such gender separation on injuries, social interactions and individual distance in domestic horses. A total of...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, G. H. M.; Borsheim, L.; Mejdell, C. M.; Søndergaard, E.; Bøe, K. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 120, 1/2, pp 94-99
Abstract

The primary focus of this thesis was to examine how various aspects of the social and physical environment affect behaviour and social preferences in farmed silver fox vixens. Traditionally, adult farmed foxes are housed singly in wire mesh cages furnished with a resting platform, activity objects...

Author(s)
Akre, A. K.
Publisher
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Citation
The role of social and physical environments on behaviour in silver fox (Vulpes vulpes) vixens and female mice (57/BL/6J), 2010, pp 93 pp.
Abstract

Following a short description of the term animal welfare and natural behaviour in semi domesticated cattle, factors influencing the welfare of cattle are discussed. Cows and heifers prefer to lie down 10-12 hours per day, and have a strong preference for soft beddings. Access to pasture gives the...

Author(s)
Grøndahl, A. M.; Johnsen, J. F.; Ellingsen, K.; Halvorsen, I.; Mejdell, C. M.
Publisher
Den Norske Veterinærforening, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 2011, 123, 9, pp 549-558
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This issue presents a special subsection focusing on the biology and management of rodents. Topics include: guild composition and habitat use of voles in 2 forest landscapes in south-eastern Norway, teasing apart socially-induced infertility in non-reproductive female Damaraland mole-rats, Fukomys...

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Integrative Zoology, 2011, 6, 4, pp 299-386

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