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Usually, calves are separated from the mother after birth and kept in individual boxes for the first 10 to 14 days. For several years, however, there are numerous scientific test results that suggest that calf development is positively influenced if they are kept very early in pairs or in small...

Author(s)
Möcklinghoff-Wicke, S.; Zieger, P.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2018, 56, 2, pp 48-53
Abstract

This publication reviews the behaviour of farmed pigs kept in groups focusing on their sexual behaviour and how to manage stress when boars are mixed with other pigs or when in isolation.

Author(s)
Meyer, E.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2015, 70, 6, pp 224-229
Abstract

Author(s)
Baumgartner, M.; Frank, V.; Gandorfer, J.; Ramoser, A.; Seiler, S.; Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Hans Eisenmann-Zentrum für Agrarwissenschaften der TU München, München, Germany
Citation
1st HEZagrar PhD Symposium April 21, 2015, Germany. Proceedings, 2015, pp 11-14
Abstract

Production systems for fattening pigs have been characterized over the last 2 decades by rising farm sizes coupled with increasing group sizes. These developments resulted in a serious public discussion regarding animal welfare and health in these intensive production systems. Even though large...

Author(s)
Meyer-Hamme, S. E. K.; Lambertz, C.; Gauly, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2016, 10, 1, pp 142-149
Abstract

Preference tests have often been performed for collecting information about animals' acceptance of environmental refinement objects. In numerous published studies animals were individually tested during preference experiments, as it is difficult to observe group-housed animals with an automatic...

Author(s)
Tsai, P. P.; Nagelschmidt, N.; Kirchner, J.; Stelzer, H. D.; Hackbarth, H.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2012, 46, 1, pp 81-84
Abstract

In this study the circumstances of horse husbandry in a region of Western Germany were gathered under aspects of animal welfare. For this reason a questionnaire based on recommendations and guidelines was created. Within the study 83 horse-keeping farms and 1580 horses were recorded. Results:...

Author(s)
Nover, M.
Publisher
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Status quo der Haltung von Pferden in einer Region Westdeutschlands unter Aspekten des Tierwohlbefindens, 2013, pp xxiii + 128 pp.
Abstract

The expertise on the interpretation of Section 11b TierSchG assumes that a hypertrophy of aggressive behaviour exists in some blood lines of Bull Terriers, American Staffordshire Terriers and Pitbull type dogs. This study was carried out to detect whether a hypertrophy of aggressive behaviour...

Author(s)
Schalke, E.; Ott, S.; Hirschfeld, J.; Hackbarth, H.
Publisher
Schlutersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Kleintierpraxis, 2011, 56, 9, pp 466...472
Abstract

After the ban of conventional cages, the question on the welfare of laying hens in alternative systems is raised. The furnished cages, which have been considered as welfare-friendly and which are allowed by EU legislation, are still debated in Germany. The crucial points are whether they offer...

Author(s)
Bessei, W.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Archiv für Geflügelkunde, 2010, 74, 1, pp 6-12
Abstract

The aim of this investigation was to analyze the social hierarchy in 3 dairy cow herds (48, 46, 73 cows, respectively) using the sociometric parameters (software program MatMan 1.1, Fa. Noldus) on different levels. The percentage of for the observer unknown relationships ranged from 68 to 85%,...

Author(s)
Kucevic, D.; Wähner, M.; Hoy, S.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2010, 82, 6, pp 428-436
Abstract

This special issue presents papers discussed at the Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Restoration of Fish Populations, held in Duesseldorf, Germany, last 1-4 September 2009. 37 oral contributions and 19 posters were presented which covered a broad range of basic and applied research...

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 2011, 27, s3, pp i + 1-100

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