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A fundamental tenet of the Danish Prison System is the principle of normalization, meaning that prisons are organized in such a way that the conditions within the walls more or less resemble the conditions outside them. When prison conditions differ as little as possible from normal daily life on...

Author(s)
Minke, L. K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2017, 30, 3, pp 387-395
Abstract

In this project, we test the hypothesis whether mink populations with a higher social tolerance have been developed in practice and thus are better adapted to housing in stacked cages. The hypothesis has been tested by comparing the level of bite damages and bite marks in mink kept in pairs and in...

Author(s)
Hansen, S. W.; Møller, S. H.
Publisher
International Fur Animal Scientific Association, Tjele, Denmark
Citation
Scientifur, 2012, 36, 3/4, pp 350-359
Abstract

Birds and other animals are frequently killed by cars, causing the death of many million individuals per year. Why some species are killed more often than others has never been investigated. In this work hypothesized that risk taking behavior may affect the probability of certain kinds of...

Author(s)
Møller, A. P.; Erritzøe, H.; Erritzøe, J.
Publisher
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Academia Sinica, Kunming, China
Citation
Zoological Research, 2011, 32, 2, pp 115-127
Abstract

Many horse owners tend to group horses according to gender, in an attempt to reduce aggressive interactions and the risk of injuries. The aim of our experiment was to test the effects of such gender separation on injuries, social interactions and individual distance in domestic horses. A total of...

Author(s)
Jørgensen, G. H. M.; Borsheim, L.; Mejdell, C. M.; Søndergaard, E.; Bøe, K. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 120, 1/2, pp 94-99
Abstract

These proceedings presents papers submitted at the 44th yearly seminar (NJF-Seminar no. 450 Fur Animal Meeting) at Nova Park Conference in Knivsta, Sweden, last 1-3 November 2011 . There were 55 participants from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland and the Netherlands. There were no key note...

Publisher
International Fur Animal Scientific Association, Tjele, Denmark
Citation
Scientifur, 2011, 35, 3/4, pp 63-75
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
Abstract

Author(s)
Rousing, T.
Publisher
Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Tjele, Denmark
Citation
DIAS Report, Animal Husbandry, 2003, No.45, pp 101 pp.
Abstract

Author(s)
Gillies, C.
Publisher
SIR Publishing, Wellington, New Zealand
Citation
Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2001, 31, 1, pp 205-218
Abstract

The social environment is very important for the welfare of animals in loose housing dairy production systems. This article reviews recent literature on the effect of animal density (AD) and regrouping (RG) on the welfare of cattle and describes the development of feasible indicators for the social ...

Author(s)
Jóhannesson, T.; Sørensen, J. T.
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2000, 9, 3, pp 297-316
Abstract

This report summarises the results of a research project conducted in Denmark in 1992-97, which has resulted in a number of published papers. Reprints of 4 papers, 3 of which are in English and 1 in Danish, which have been published elsewhere, are included. The research has been carried out with...

Author(s)
Sørensen, J. T.; Krohn, C. C.
Citation
DJF Rapport, Husdyrbrug, 1999, No. 9, pp 64 pp.

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