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Cover for Describing, recording and measuring behaviour.

This chapter discusses some general principles of behaviour organization, along with recording and measuring behaviour in domestic animals. The levels of description of behaviour; behaviour measures during veterinary examination; design of experiments and observation procedures; marking of animals...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General social behaviour.

Most domestic animal species live socially when wild and the individuals actively associate with one another when they can do so in domesticated conditions. The social living and social behaviour associated with this are generally beneficial to individuals and promote their survival. A great...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book contains chapters that discuss the social, sexual and maternal behaviour and welfare of domestic animals and fishes.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
Publisher
Editora Manole Ltda, Barueri, Brazil
Citation
Comportamento e bem-estar de animais domésticos, 2010, Ed.4, pp xi + 438 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

This book contains chapters on the behaviour and welfare of domestic animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, furbearing animals, fishes, turkeys, ducks, geese and other livestock. The 36 chapters are divided into 6 main sections that discuss concepts and methods of measuring behaviour, organization ...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolution and optimality.

This chapter discusses the evolution of mechanisms that control the animal behaviour. The variation in behaviour, heritability and selection; principles of optimality and efficiency; evolution of social behaviour; and effect of domestication of animals on its adaptive behaviour are presented.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General social behaviour.

This chapter discusses the aspects of social behaviour in cats, dogs, cattle, sheep, horses, pigs and poultry, including group behaviour, dominance and competition.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human-domestic animal interactions.

This chapter describes how hand rearing and handling by humans at an early age may affect the behaviour of domestic animals towards their own or to other species.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Human attitudes to animals have changed as non-humans have become more widely incorporated in the category of moral agents who deserve some respect. Parallels between the functioning of humans and non-humans have been made for thousands of years but the idea that the animals that we keep can suffer ...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Biotheoretica, 2011, 59, 2, pp 121-137
Abstract

Two groups of 12 dairy cows were identified from a group of 70 cows according to the consistency with which they voluntarily entered one of two sides of a milking parlour during 25 milkings. The mean proportion for high consistency (HC) cows was 91% (range 86-97%), and for the low consistency (LC)...

Author(s)
Prelle, I.; Phillips, C. J. C.; Costa, M. J. P. da; Vandenberghe, N. C.; Broom, D. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2004, 87, 3/4, pp 193-203
Abstract

There is now increasing public concern about the welfare of animals in most countries of the world. Applied ethological studies of motivation, cognition and the complexity of social behaviour in animals has resulted in the rapid development of animal welfare science. A definition of animal welfare...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
Publisher
Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2011, 24, 3, pp 306-321

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