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Author(s)
Einarsson, S.; Magnusson, U.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 46, Supplement, pp 29-32
Abstract

Wild boars (Sus scrofa) are often kept in enclosures for hunting or meat production purposes in Sweden. The sows are known to undergo behavioural changes in connection with farrowing and their natural behaviours may be compromised by the limited area of the enclosure. The aim of this study was to...

Author(s)
Andersson, A.; Äänismaa, R.; Huusko, J.; Jensen, P.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Mammalian Biology, 2011, 76, 3, pp 332-338
Abstract

In the pig industry, piglets are weaned earlier than in nature. Early weaning has an impact on piglet growth and feeding behaviour, but this may differ, apart from the weaning age, according to the housing environment. Piglets from sow group housing systems (GH), where several litters and sows live ...

Author(s)
Šilerová, J.; Špinka, M.; Šárová, R.; Algers, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2010, 124, 3/4, pp 83-89
Abstract

The effect of high (DOM) and low (SUB) social rank on blood immune variables was examined in female growing pigs. Pigs were mixed with unfamiliar pigs at 9 weeks of age and kept in stable groups of 4 pigs for 5 weeks. Social rank was determined using a feeding competition test. SUB pigs showed...

Author(s)
Hjarvard, B. M.; Larsen, O. N.; Juul-Madsen, H. R.; Jørgensen, E.; Jensen, K. H.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science, 2009, 36, 4, pp 309-320
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Author(s)
Olsson, A. C.
Citation
Fakta-Husdjur, 1994, No. 1, pp 4 pp.