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For the study from a total of 679 female pigs kept in a progeny test station in 64 groups mostly with 12 pigs each, the data from all visits at an electronic feeding station (EFS) were analysed. In 93 pigs (8 groups) all agonistic interactions at the EFS were recorded in continuous observations...

Author(s)
Hoy, S.; Schamun, S.; Weirich, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 139, 1/2, pp 58-64
Abstract

All agonistic interactions at an electronic feeding station (displacements or keeping the feeding place) were recorded in continuous behavioural observations with infrared video technique during 3×48 hours at the beginning, in the middle and at the end of the fattening period with 93 pigs in a...

Author(s)
Schamun, S.; Hoy, S.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2011, 83, 6, pp 426-438
Abstract

In the investigation 22 groups of sows (with a total number of 73 sows, being partially observed repeatedly) were consecutively observed for 96 h with the aid of video technology after the introduction of 5 new sows into a group of 10 resident sows, thus creating a dynamic group of 15 animals. The...

Author(s)
Krauss, V.; Hoy, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 130, 1/2, pp 20-27
Abstract

The investigations were carried out with 484 sows from two farms (farm A: housing the sows in small groups of 8 animals each, farm B with a large group of 100 sows) and a total number of 982 inseminations. The number of agonistic interactions was registered for each sow during 48 h after mixing...

Author(s)
Hoy, S.; Bauer, J.; Borberg, C.; Chonsch, L.; Weirich, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2009, 126, 1/3, pp 69-72
Abstract

A standardised and comprehensive approach to describe dominance relationships in gregarious farm animals quantitatively was recently developed, incorporating a combination of appropriate sociometric measures. The present study applied this approach to a comparative analysis of the social...

Author(s)
Puppe, B.; Langbein, J.; Bauer, J.; Hoy, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2008, 113, 2/3, pp 155-162
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Author(s)
Puppe, B.; Hoy, S.; Jakob, M.; Wullbrandt, H.
Citation
Monatshefte für Veterinärmedizin, 1991, 46, 14, pp 515-519