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The Welfare Quality® (WQ) protocols have been developed as a tool for the assessment of farm animal welfare based on scientific evidence. Animal welfare (AW) is part of the sustainability criteria of livestock production. A study was carried out in four states of Central Mexico in seven rustic...

Author(s)
Losada-Espinosa, N.; Ortega, M. E. T.; Galindo, F.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Coyoacan, Mexico
Citation
Veterinaria México OA, 2017, 4, 4, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Understanding the physiological changes in animals during physical activity to improve animal welfare has become increasingly important in animal collections that remain under human care. To date, the effect of interactive programs on dolphins under human care has not been evaluated, for that...

Author(s)
Sánchez Okrucky, R.; Morales Vela, B.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2016, 17, 9, pp 091615
Abstract

In Mexican villages, most households keep dogs that roam freely. Therefore, socialisation of village dogs occurs in a different context than that of companion dogs in developed countries. The objectives of this study were: (1) to assess village dogs' behavioural responses towards familiar and...

Author(s)
Ruiz-Izaguirre, E.; Eilers, K. H. A. M.; Bokkers, E. A. M.; Ortolani, A.; Ortega-Pacheco, A.; Boer, I. J. M. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2014, 154, pp 57-65
Abstract

The study was done to determine when social integration occurs in newly formed Mexican gray wolf couples. Two wolf pairs, at Zacango Zoo (ZZ) and Leon Zoo (LZ) respectively, were observed daily from the time they were put together until 15 days after the breeding season was over. Social behavior...

Author(s)
Escobar-Ibarra, I.; Mayagoitia, L.; Ramirez-Necoechea, R.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, New York, USA
Citation
International Journal of Zoological Research, 2010, 6, 2, pp 120-130
Abstract

Competition for resources and the need for cooperation are reported to affect patterns of social interactions and thus the quality of social relationships in primates. Relationships may be described as high quality when both individuals behave in a way that benefits their partner. We investigated...

Author(s)
Slater, K. Y.; Schaffner, C. M.; Aureli, F.
Publisher
Wiley-Liss, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2009, 71, 1, pp 21-29
Abstract

The study was done to determine when social integration occurs in newly formed Mexican gray wolf couples. Two wolf pairs, at Zacango Zoo (ZZ) and Leon Zoo (LZ) respectively, were observed daily from the time they were put together until 15 days after the breeding season was over. Social behavior...

Author(s)
Escobar-Ibarra, I.; Mayagoitia, L.; Ramirez-Necoechea, R.; Mota-Rojas, D.; Alonso-Spilsbury, M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, New York, USA
Citation
International Journal of Zoological Research, 2009, 5, 1, pp 16-26
Abstract

The authors analyzed the breeding characteristics of a colony of Ototylomys phyllotis (big-eared climbing rat) from Campeche, México, that was bred in captivity for 6 y. The big-eared climbing rat is a reservoir of Leishmania (Leishmania) mexicana, a causal agent of localized cutaneous...

Author(s)
Itzá-Ortiz, M. F.; Wynsberghe, N. R. van; Sosa-Bibiano, E. I.; Andrade-Narváez, F. J.
Publisher
Nature America, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Lab Animal, 2011, 40, 8, pp 246-251
Abstract

The social and maintenance behaviours of two pairs of Mexican gray wolf in captivity were studied. Wolves belonged to Zacango (ZZ) and Leon Zoo (LZ). For the ZZ pair significant differences were observed (p<0.01) for the social behaviours, whereas no differences were found for neutral or...

Author(s)
Alonso-Spilsbury, M.; Escobar-Ibarra, I.; Mayagoitia, L.; Ramirez-Necoechea, R.; Mota-Rojas, D.
Publisher
Academic Journals, New York, USA
Citation
International Journal of Zoological Research, 2006, 2, 4, pp 334-343
Abstract

Publisher
Association Francaise de Cuniculture, Lempdes, France
Citation
World Rabbit Science, 2005, 13, 2, pp 133-140
Abstract

There is no information on how free ranging pigs in the Mexican tropics distribute their time during the day and how these time budgets relate to their age and social behaviour of the pigs. It is known that in these areas pigs consume human faeces, which constitutes a serious public health problem...

Author(s)
Copado, F.; Aluja, A. S. de; Mayagoitia, L.; Galindo, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2004, 88, 3/4, pp 243-252

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