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Laying hens generally choose to aggregate, but the extent to which the environments in which we house them impact on social group dynamics is not known. In this paper the effect of pen environment on spatial clustering is considered. Twelve groups of four laying hens were studied under three...

Author(s)
Collins, L. M.; Asher, L.; Pfeiffer, D. U.; Browne, W. J.; Nicol, C. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 129, 1, pp 43-53
Abstract

The aim of our study was to explore the association between dominance rank and body condition in outdoor group-living domestic horses, Equus caballus. Social interactions were recorded using a video camera during a feeding test, applied to 203 horses in 42 herds. Dominance rank was assigned to 194...

Author(s)
Giles, S. L.; Nicol, C. J.; Harris, P. A.; Rands, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2015, 166, pp 71-79