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The effect of age on the incidence of fighting was studied in piglets mixed before weaning at different ages between 5 and 26 days. No significant relationship was found between age and likelihood that a pair of piglets would fight during the first 75 min after mixing. However, the duration of the...

Author(s)
Pitts, A. D.; Weary, D. M.; Pajor, E. A.; Fraser, D.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2000, 68, 3, pp 191-197
Abstract

The effects of straw on the behaviour of young growing pigs were studied in 2 experiments. In experiment 1, groups of 3 pigs, aged about 7 weeks, were housed in raised decks with or without straw bedding. Time-lapse video recording showed no major differences between treatments in the amount or...

Author(s)
Fraser, D.; Phillips, P. A.; Thompson, B. K.; Tennessen, T.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1991, 30, 3-4, pp 307-318
Abstract

Piglets in litters, paired according to farrowing date, were redistributed during the 1st day after birth according to 2 schemes. In scheme AC-BD, 1 sow of the pair received the heaviest and the 3rd heaviest quarters of the combined litters (based on wt. post partum), while the other sow received...

Author(s)
Fraser, D.; Thompson, B. K.; Ferguson, D. K.; Darroch, R. L.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science, UK, 1979, 92, 2, pp 257-261