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The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus) originates from the solitary living African wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica). However, through domestication, the domestic cat has become more social towards conspecifics and group housing of cats is common, for example in cat shelters in some countries....

Author(s)
Loberg, J. M.; Lundmark, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2016, 182, pp 23-29
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Author(s)
Einarsson, S.; Magnusson, U.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 46, Supplement, pp 29-32
Abstract

Owing to their naturally aggressive behaviour, male mice are often housed individually in toxicity studies. However, several publications advocate group-housing of mice to enable normal social behaviour and interactions between the animals. This refinement project aimed at facilitate group-housing...

Author(s)
Annas, A.; Bengtsson, C.; Törnqvist, E.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2013, 47, 2, pp 127-129
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Zoric, M.; Redefalk, J.; Johansson, S. E.; Wallgren, P.
Publisher
Pig Veterinary Society, Thirsk, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 5th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management and the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Pig Veterinary Society of Great Britain, Edinburgh, UK, 22nd - 24th May 2013, 2013, pp 175
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Wild boars (Sus scrofa) are often kept in enclosures for hunting or meat production purposes in Sweden. The sows are known to undergo behavioural changes in connection with farrowing and their natural behaviours may be compromised by the limited area of the enclosure. The aim of this study was to...

Author(s)
Andersson, A.; Äänismaa, R.; Huusko, J.; Jensen, P.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Mammalian Biology, 2011, 76, 3, pp 332-338
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

We present an overview of 27 years of experience of domestication and farming of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) in Sweden. The domestication process included an evaluation of suitable strains for farming, a breeding programme and the study of the biological and behavioural characteristics of the ...

Author(s)
Eriksson, L. O.; Alanärä, A.; Nilsson, J.; Brännäs, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Hydrobiologia, 2010, 650, pp 265-274
Abstract

In the pig industry, piglets are weaned earlier than in nature. Early weaning has an impact on piglet growth and feeding behaviour, but this may differ, apart from the weaning age, according to the housing environment. Piglets from sow group housing systems (GH), where several litters and sows live ...

Author(s)
Šilerová, J.; Špinka, M.; Šárová, R.; Algers, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2010, 124, 3/4, pp 83-89
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The behavioural and physiological (heart rate, body temperature and faecal cortisol) responses of 4 semi-tame female European badgers (Meles meles) in Sweden to restraint in cage traps for short and long capture periods during day and night time were investigated. Treatments consisted of 15 min or...

Author(s)
Schütz, K. E.; Ǻgren, E.; Amundin, M.; Röken, B.; Palme, R.; Mörner, T.
Publisher
Wildlife Society, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Management, 2006, 70, 3, pp 884-891
Abstract

This thesis is based upon two studies performed in the experimental barn at Kungsängen Research Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Science (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden. The barn is equipped with an automatic milking (AM) system and is designed for 56 cows. During the studies the herd consisted of ...

Author(s)
Forsberg, A. M.
Publisher
Department of Animal Nutrition and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Factors affecting cow behaviour in a barn equipped with an automatic milking system, 2008, pp 46 pp.

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