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Group housing provides horses with social contact, a lack of which is associated with health and behavior problems. Despite the benefits of group housing for horses, horse owners are concerned about aggression and resulting injuries. This study focused on agonistic and affiliative interactions in a ...

Author(s)
Pierard, M.; McGreevy, P.; Geers, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2019, 29, pp 61-69
Abstract

The legal basis for cattle farming in Austria is laid down in the Federal Animal Protection Act and the 1st Animal Welfare Ordinance. These include minimum requirements for soil conditions, mobility and social contact, stable climate, drinking and feeding, animal care and interventions. The basis...

Author(s)
Ofner-Schröck, E.
Publisher
Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning-Donnersbachtal, Austria
Citation
24. Wintertagung: Von Milchseen zur Butterknappheit. Was Kommt als Nächstes? 1-2 Februar 2018, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 2018, pp 15-16
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Veterinarians, like all health professionals, are subject to multiple demands and stressors that at times in their careers can compromise satisfaction, engagement, and well-being. These stressors include high debt load, long hours, heavy workloads, client demands, navigating social media, and...

Author(s)
Brandt, J. C.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fifty-First Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, September 13-15, 2018, 2018, pp 225-226
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This study aimed to investigate the effect of raising in free-range and cages on behavioural expression of turkeys. Using a Completely Randomized Design, 60 males, five months-old, Beltsville Small White turkeys were divided into 2 groups. Each group consisted of 5 replicates which had 6 turkeys...

Author(s)
Chinrasri, O.; Chantiratikul, A.; Nontasaeng, P.; Inthasri, S.
Publisher
Office of Agricultural Research and Extension, Maejo Univeristy, Sansai, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Research and Extension, 2018, 35, 2 Suppl. 2, pp 864-871
Abstract

The objective of this work was to perform the nutritional evaluation and the suggestion of a food standard for the genus Chelonoidis sp. using biometric data such as weight, body condition score, hull and plastron length and width. Fifty-two hybrids of jabuti-piranga (C. carbonaria) and...

Author(s)
Castro, I. R. W. de; Testa, C. A. E. P.; Silva e Silva, D. C.; Santos, G. J. dos; Hippólito, A. G.; Melchert, A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Palotina, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2018, 23, 3ESP, pp 17-20
AbstractFull Text

High Tryptophan (Trp) supplementation has been shown to reduce deleterious behaviour in laying hens, however this effect is not established in other species. Moreover, Trp may be used by bacteria for the synthesis of indolic compounds that have negative consequence on host behaviour, and we...

Author(s)
Yİldİrİm, A.; Kraïmi, N.; Constantin, P.; Mercerand, F.; Leterrier, C.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
Citation
12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 655-659
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Precision breeding is a major research topic in animal productions. With a significant economic feed cost, numerous studies finely describe the feeding behavior and feed intake of poultry in conditions close to those of production farms. A single place electronic feeder (SEF) is available to...

Author(s)
Cobo, E.; Lagüe, M.; Cornuez, A.; Bernadet, M. D.; Martin, X.; Heirman, T.; Bompa, J. F.; Laperruque, F.; Ricard, E.; Gilbert, H.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
Citation
12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 747-751
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Early-life social contact in dairy calves has been associated with effects on performance, health, behavior, and cognition. Here we will first describe the negative impact of social isolation in mammals, especially dairy calves, followed by a summary of the opportunities and benefits of providing...

Author(s)
Costa, J. H. C.; Neave, H. W.
Publisher
American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Stillwater, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, 14-16 September 2017, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 2017, pp 119-125
Abstract

Author(s)
Martin, K.
Publisher
World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
An urban experience. 42nd World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress and FECAVA 23rd Eurocongress, 25-28 September, 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017, pp 220-221
Abstract

Livestock grazing helps preserve wetlands because animals control vegetation by foraging upon it. However, in dairy systems, growing herd sizes are threatening this system's equilibrium. We carried out a series of experiments using 2 herds of dairy heifers, composed of 20 and 49 animals (herds M...

Author(s)
Cozler, Y. le; Cornet, E.
Publisher
Association Française pour la Production Fourragère, I.N.R.A., Versailles, France
Citation
Fourrages, 2017, No.230, pp 147-153

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