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The aim of this study was to perform the first genome-wide QTL analysis for social and fear behaviors in relation to production traits in birds. It was based on the study of a second generation cross between two lines of Japanese Quail divergently selected for their social motivation by the...

Author(s)
Recoquillay, J.; Pitel, F.; Arnould, C.; Leroux, S.; Dehais, P.; Moréno, C.; Calandreau, L.; Bertin, A.; Gourichon, D.; Bouchez, O.; Vignal, A.; Fariello, M. I.; Minvielle, F.; Beaumont, C.; Leterrier, C.; Bihan-Duval, E. le
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture, Paris, France
Citation
Actes des 11èmes Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras, Tours, France, les 25 et 26 mars 2015, 2015, pp 388-392
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Two batches of 120 growing pigs were used to study the effects of the group composition (M: 10 males; F: 10 females; MF: 5 males and 5 females) and the slaughter strategy (one (1D) or two (2D) departures per pen) in a 3×2 factorial design. In the 2D treatment, the four heaviest pigs were...

Author(s)
Courboulay, V.; Leroy, C.; Poissonnet, A.; Chevillon, P.; Quiniou, N.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2014, 46, pp 255-260
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The canine or feline population should be considered globally. Evaluation focuses on several parameters including morphology and standard compliance, behaviour (inter- and intra-socialisation), the presence of disorders (notably cutaneous, gastrointestinal or respiratory), the design of the...

Author(s)
Boucher, C.; Bergamo, P.; Mila, H.; Chastant-Maillard, S.; Grellet, A.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2014, 45, 351(Part 1), pp 24-29
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This article discusses the selection criteria and standards for choosing horses intended for leisure or horse riding and competitions. Focused of the paper is on selecting horses based on temperament standards and profiles set by The French Institute of horses and riding (HARAS).

Author(s)
Neveux, C.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
Equ'Idée, 2012, No.80, pp 18-19
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This paper presents the experimental and behavioural characteristics of oestrus in the lactating herd and outlines tips to ensure good oestrus detection. Focus is given on the results of a study characterizing and quantifying oestrus behaviour in 3 French cattle breeds (Charolais, Blonde...

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Salvetti, P.; Gatien, J.; Blanc, F.; Chanvallon, A.; Agabriel, J.; Constant, F.; Grimard, B.; Disenhaus, C.; Frappat, B.; Paccard, P.; Seegers, H.; Ponsart, C.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2011, No.17, pp 41-44
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The horse's behaviour strongly influences its suitability for riding activity. As professionals and amatory riders were interested by tests aimed at measuring the horse temperament, several scientific studies were conducted. From these studies, two sets of standardised tests were created: - the...

Author(s)
Lansade, L.; Dubois, C.; Gillot, A.; Delfosse, A.; Bon, M. le; Roche, H.; Yvon, J. M.; Foisnel, S.; Rizo, S.; Menard, C.; Baumgartner, M.; Vidament, M.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
36e Journée de la recherche équine, Le Pin au Haras, France, jeudi 4 mars 2010, 2010, pp 177-185
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Play is an important element of the young Mammal's life and is integral part of its behavioural development. Studies performed on different species show that its decrease or disappearance at a young age is a potential indicator of poor welfare, or can be a consequence of attachment problems to the...

Author(s)
Hausberger, M.; Fureix, C.; Bourjade, M.; Swessel-Robert, S.; Richard, M. A.
Publisher
Les Haras Nationaux, Le Pin au Haras, France
Citation
36e Journée de la recherche équine, Le Pin au Haras, France, jeudi 4 mars 2010, 2010, pp 123-131
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Pig welfare research are numerous but mostly concerns industrial systems. The spontaneous sows's behaviour is still misrecognized. We studied an open air organic system in south of France (Hérault) of 48 sows, 4 boars, 450 fattening pigs. This study aimed to understanding the behaviour of sows...

Author(s)
Chartier, A.; Porcher, J.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2009, 41, pp 236-237

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