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Background: Pigs are active animals that require a suitable environment to be able to express their exploratory behaviour. The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of different environmental enrichments on the behaviour, social interactions, salivary cortisol concentration and body...

Author(s)
Giuliotti, L.; Benvenuti, M. N.; Giannarelli, A.; Mariti, C.; Gazzano, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 3, pp 101
Abstract

The Northern bald ibis (Geronticus eremita) (NBI) is one of the most threatened birds in the world. Intense conservation efforts have been undertaken and several research projects on the species are being done in Morocco and in Europe. Observing animal behaviour has been proved to be an efficient...

Author(s)
Spiezio, C.; Valsecchi, V.; Sandri, C.; Regaiolli, B.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 5436, pp e5436
Abstract

In the late 19th-century United States and Europe, infants died at high rates from diarrhea. Physicians and social justice advocates responded to the public health crisis with attempts to clean up the water and cows' milk supplies, as well as social welfare legislation and assorted educational...

Author(s)
Wolf, J. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Lactation, 2018, 34, 2, pp 226-231
Abstract

The presence of honey bees in our landscapes has long invoked images of vitality, diligence, and cooperation. Unfortunately, the current state of bee health paints a rather different picture. The survival of honey bees, as well as the livelihoods of those who benefit from their labor, is under...

Author(s)
Goblirsch, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Paris, France
Citation
Apidologie, 2018, 49, 1, pp 131-150
Abstract

Rarely found infected, roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) are not considered a bovine tuberculosis (bTB) reservoir. However, serial cases discovered between 2010 and 2014 in one of the bTB endemic regions in France threw doubt on the epidemiological role played by this small wild cervid in ecosystems...

Author(s)
Lambert, S.; Hars, J.; Réveillaud, E.; Moyen, J. L.; Gares, H.; Rambaud, T.; Gueneau, E.; Faure, E.; Boschiroli, M. L.; Richomme, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2017, 63, 1, pp 15
Abstract

The early social environment can influence the health and behaviour of animals, with effects lasting into adulthood. In Europe, around 60% of dairy calves are reared individually during their first eight weeks of life, while others may be housed in pairs or small groups. This study assessed the...

Author(s)
Bolt, S. L.; Boyland, N. K.; Mlynski, D. T.; James, R.; Croft, D. P.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 1, pp e0166926
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The dog is one of the species best adapted for living with humans that inhabits all the continents except Antarctica. After a long process of domestication, dogs have modified not only physical appearance but also their behavior. The most antique breeds descend from wolves were originated in Africa ...

Author(s)
Koscinczuk, P.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), Corrientes, Argentina
Citation
Revista Veterinaria, 2017, 28, 1, pp 78-87
Abstract

Neolithic people who had already domesticated crops such as barley and wheat, domesticated cattle more than 8,500 years ago. This development transitioned human populations from hunter-gatherers to sedentary complex societies. Modern cattle comprise mainly of two species (or types) Bos taurus...

Author(s)
Sushil Kumar; Renu Kumari; Vishakha Sharma; Yadav, M. P.
Publisher
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2016, 86, 12, pp 1366-1377
Abstract

In recent years, much attention has been given to the welfare of commercial Pekin ducks. Management systems in the European Union have been the focus of most of these studies, with less research being done on raising ducks commercially in the United States. We set out to characterize commercial...

Author(s)
Rice, M.; Meelker, A.; Fraley, S. M.; Fraley, G. S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 2014, 23, 4, pp 735-741
Abstract

Common sole (Solea solea) has a high potential for commercial aquaculture because of its consumer popularity and high market values in Europe. However, a major economic constraint for the culture of sole is its slow and variable growth. The aim of this thesis was to investigate: (1) the importance...

Author(s)
Mas-Muñoz, J.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Variation in behaviour and growth of common sole: genetic and environmental influences, 2013, pp 165 pp.

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