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The aim of the study was to investigate maternal characteristics, such as behaviour towards piglets and humans, nest-building as well as lying down behaviour of sows and to determine their influence on biological performance data. Repeatability of behaviour across multiple litters and relationships ...

Author(s)
Minihuber, U.; Hagmüller, W.; Gallnböck, M.; Riffert, V.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2019, 91, 2, pp 85-101
Abstract

This article describes the social and aggressive behaviours of goats at drinkers.

Author(s)
Wiederkehr, D.; Scheuber, C.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, Niederönz, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2018, No.4, pp 11-13
Abstract

A selection for behavioural traits has been practised since man tamed the aurochs. Compared with other areas of breeding (evaluation and selection with regard to milk yield traits, conformation traits etc.), however, only relatively little work is done on behavioural genetics in cattle. The reason...

Author(s)
Brade, W.; Brade, E.
Publisher
Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Berichte über Landwirtschaft, 2017, 95, 1, pp unpaginated
Abstract

This article discusses the normal behaviour and assurance of wellbeing in ponies used for riding.

Author(s)
Louton, H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2016, 97, 10, pp 911-913
Abstract

A total of 1,627 gilts (g) from 3 herds were phenotyped in high and low ranking by using their place in the feeding order at an electronic feeding station (EFS). High ranking g were inseminated in a significantly higher percentage (96.8%) compared with low ranking g (94.5%) and reached a...

Author(s)
Palm, K.; Hoy, St.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2016, 88, 2, pp 104-113
Abstract

Author(s)
Peterson, L. M.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2015, 96, Suppl., pp 13-16
Abstract

This article discusses how to deal with the possible behavioural outcomes during the addition and removal of goats from groups.

Author(s)
Patt, A.; Keil, N.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2014, No.1/2, pp 12-17
Abstract

In most farrowing systems for sows, different litters have no contact with each other until weaning. This is in contrast to physiological behaviour, and lack of socialisation hence puts additional stress on weaners. This study investigated whether opportunities for contact between non-littermate...

Author(s)
Kutzer, T.; Bünger, B.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 7, pp 626-635
Abstract

The behavioural interactions of sows housed in groups are described in a series of studies. The knowledge of the factors that affect group behaviour is emphasized in order to successfully house sows in groups without negatively affecting health, fertility and welfare.

Author(s)
Krauss, A. V.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 6, pp 545...548
Abstract

The design and characteristics of an ideal lying area that would enable horses to rest properly are described.

Author(s)
Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 3, pp 228...233

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