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20 papers are presented, on many aspects of welfare and production, including transport, group housing, social behaviour and aggression.

Author(s)
Buchenauer, D.; Putten, G. van; Sambraus, H. H.; Zeeb, K.
Publisher
KTBL Kuratorium fur Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft, Darmstadt, Germany
Citation
KTBL-Schrift, 1998, No. 380, pp 0-186 pp.
Abstract

The keeping of horses in loose housing systems was improved 15 years ago to provide conditions equivalent to the natural environment. Freedom of movement and social contact are, however, significantly restricted by this form of housing. As a result, group housing has become more common, allowing...

Author(s)
Fader, C.; Sambraus, H. H.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2004, 59, 6, pp 320-327
Abstract

Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Tierarztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 1999, 27, 4, pp 239-244
Abstract

Social behaviour was observed in individually marked goats in 2 herds in Bavaria. The goats from one herd (n=98) were horned, those of the other herd (n=83) were polled. By recording agonistic interactions within the herds, a dominance index was determined for each animal. In both herds,...

Author(s)
Keil, N. M.; Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde, 1998, 63, 5, pp 266-272
Abstract

32 young females on a goat farm, born between 24 January and 13 March 1995, were divided into 2 groups. Shortly after group 1 had been mated, they were introduced to the older goats at the farm. In group 2, females that had already given birth were introduced to the older goats the next spring. In...

Author(s)
Schwarz, E.; Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 1997, 110, 6, pp 214-219
Abstract

Behavioural observations were carried out on 2 goat herds, one herd with horns (n = 98), and the other herd without (n = 83). The goats belonged to different breeds or were crosses of these breeds. They were kept in stables all year round, where the horned group had an area of 1.5 m2 per animal and ...

Author(s)
Keil, N. M.; Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Archiv für Tierzucht, 1996, 39, 4, pp 465-473
Abstract

Three groups of ostriches containing 9, 10 and 10 birds, were observed on a farm in Namibia. In each group, males occupied the alpha and beta ranks but other cocks were much lower in the ranking. One absolute alpha and one absolute omega animal was present in each of the groups, however, the...

Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 1995, 112, 3, pp 234-238
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Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Zuchtungskunde, 1981, 53, 2, pp 147-157
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Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.; Fries, B.; Osterkorn, K.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierzuchtung und Zuchtungsbiologie, 1979, 95, 2, pp 81-88
Abstract

The behavioural requirements of calves are discussed, covering lying and social behaviour, locomotion, and eating and drinking behaviour. Animal welfare legislation in the German Federal Republic requires behaviour-specific husbandry and a consideration of species-specific movement needs. Abnormal...

Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 1985, 40, 10, pp 758...767

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