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Forty-eight Large White × Landrace multiparous sows were mixed into twelve groups of four animals after their piglets were weaned. These groups were defined as static, with no animals being added to or removed from the groups after their formation. Aggressive and submissive behaviours were recorded ...

Author(s)
O'Connell, N. E.; Beattie, V. E.; Moss, B. W.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2003, 12, 2, pp 239-249
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Author(s)
McGlone, J. J.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1991, 69, 10, pp 4146-4154
Abstract

There is a close connexion between the function and stability of the social hierarchy and the surrounding environment. Environmental factors which break down the social ranking involve development of frustrated and aggressive behaviour, with increased tail biting and consequent reduced...

Author(s)
Hansen, L. L.; Hagelsoe, A. M.
Citation
Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, 1980, 30, 4, pp 388-392
Abstract

The eating, nibbling, drinking, lying, urinating, defaecating and walking behaviour of 35 crossbred pigs, initially 16 kg on average, was studied with 5 different methods of feeding, until 18 weeks old. Pigs were fed to appetite daily at 0730 h, had 2 feeds of 30 min each at 0730 h and 1600 h, 2...

Author(s)
Milleza, T. O.; Abilay, T. A.
Citation
Annals of Tropical Research, 1979, 1, 2, pp 90-97