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Ten ♂ Wistar albino rats and 14 ♂ non-agouti black hooded rats were used in the study. No significant strain differences in timidity or competitive aggression were found in spite of the fact that black hooded rats are significantly more dominant in competitive feeding situations. The findings...

Author(s)
ROSEN, J.
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 1961, 52, pp 219-220
Abstract

A new species is beginning to invade the broad environment provided by biological literature: it is the " symposium volume ". Made up from the contributions of different authors, it is sometimes tied to a main theme, but usually reveals its origin as a hybrid between an ordinary journal for...

Author(s)
BLISS, E. L.
Publisher
New York: Harper & Brothers,
Citation
Boots of behavior. Genetics, instinct, and socialisation in animal behavior., 1962, pp xi + 339 pp.
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Some unsolved problems arising out of the study of social behaviour (particularly aggression) in rodents are considered under the headings, "Patterns of interaction", "Social stress", and "Genetics". Attention is drawn, inter alia, to changes in the social behaviour of laboratory animals compared...

Author(s)
BARNETT, S. A.; EVANS, C. S.
Publisher
Lond.,
Citation
Social organization of animal communities. Symp. zool. Soc., 1965, 14, pp 233-248
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QUADAGNO, D. M., and BANKS, E. M. The effects of reciprocal cross-fostering on the social preference, open field and social behaviour of the pygmy mouse, Baiomys taylori, and the mouse, Mus musculus, C57 Br/J: 567-568.
TERMAN, C. R. The influence of stranger males on the growth of prairie...

Citation
American Zoologist, 1969, 9, pp 541-627
Abstract

Three separate aspects of avian behaviour are presented in this symposium.
G. McBride briefly describes the factors governing social behaviour in the fowl, emphasising that certain behavioural patterns are strongly influenced by the presence of dominant neighbours, while others, such as feather...

Author(s)
FREEMAN, B. M.; GORDON, R. F.
Citation
Aspects of poultry behaviour. Br. Egg Mktg Bd Symp., 1970, 6, Pt 2, pp vii + 64 pp.
Abstract

The relationship between weight gain, time at the trough and rank in the social hierarchy was studied. Aggression does not influence the length of feeding time among animals of the same group. Rank depends mainly on an animal's sex and weight; castrated heavy males are usually at the top. Weight...

Author(s)
Dantzer, R.
Citation
Ann. Rech. vet., 1970, 1, pp 107-116
Abstract

36 non-pregnant Saanen, Toggenburg, polled Chamois Coloured (CC) and horned Chamois Coloured females were kept in a climate chamber and exposed for four 12-h periods to cold (-5 deg C), heat (40 deg ) and simulated high altitude (4000 m). Significant breed differences were found for several...

Author(s)
Bianca, W.; Kunz, P.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierzuchtung und Zuchtungsbiologie, 1978, 94, 3/4, pp 276-290
Abstract

Author(s)
Fries, B.
Publisher
Fachbereich Tiermedizin, Munchen.,
Citation
Ursachen und Auswirkung des Sozialgeschehens in einer hornlosen Rinderherde., 1978, pp 69pp.
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Author(s)
Feddersen, D.
Publisher
Tierarztliche Hochschule, Hannover.,
Citation
Ausdrucksverhalten und soziale Organisation bei Goldschakalen, Zwergpudeln und deren Gefangenschaftsbastarden., 1978, pp 165pp.
Abstract

Observations were made between Nov. 1974 and Dec. 1975 on the behaviour of Dutch and Ermine domestic rabbits and of European wild rabbits, all 3 types being kept separately. The males of the domestic breeds, particularly the Ermine, showed greater aggression, sexual activity and chinning than...

Author(s)
Kraft, R.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierzuchtung und Zuchtungsbiologie, 1979, 95, 3/4, pp 165-179

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