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Mixing of growing pigs results in aggressive contests between group members. As aggression serves to establish dominance relationships, it is possible that increased initial aggression may facilitate the formation of social hierarchies. The objective of the study was to investigate whether there is ...

Desire, S.; Turner, S. P.; D'Eath, R. B.; Doeschl-Wilson, A. B.; Lewis, C. R. G.; Roehe, R.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2015, 166, pp 52-62