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Three different breeds of poultry, representing different degrees of domestication, were observed in semi-natural conditions in order to study differences in foraging behaviour, activity levels and social behaviours which could be caused by correlated responses to selection for increased...

Author(s)
Schütz, K. E.; Jensen, P.
Publisher
Blackwell Wissenschafts-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Ethology, 2001, 107, 8, pp 753-765
Abstract

The effect of a drinking companion on conspecifics was investigated using domestic hens (Gallus gallus domesticus). The two aims of the investigation were firstly to see whether drinking is sensitive to social facilitation, and if so, to see whether it follows the same pattern as that of feeding,...

Author(s)
Forkman, B.
Citation
Ethology, 1996, 102, 3, pp 252-258