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Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 31, 10, pp 2-3
Abstract

This article describes the senses, behaviour and physical activity of mice.

Author(s)
Kikusui, T.
Publisher
Buneido Publishing Company Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan, 2018, 71, 4, pp 304-305
Abstract

Ley crops can be preserved as silage and can serve as a locally produced feedstuff/enrichment for pigs. It is important to determine the potential for using ley crops grown on-farm in pig production and to evaluate dietary inclusion of different roughage types on pig performance and behaviour. This ...

Author(s)
Ǻkerfeldt, M. P.; Nihlstrand, J.; Neil, M.; Lundeheim, N.; Andersson, H. K.; Wallenbeck, A.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Organic Agriculture, 2019, 9, 1, pp 127-138
Abstract

We describe an outbreak of rabies in a pack of African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) in the Limpopo-Lipadi Private Game and Wilderness Reserve in the Tuli region of south-eastern Botswana. We define the pack's behavioural response to the disease, clinical signs, and management interventions undertaken...

Author(s)
Canning, G.; Camphor, H.; Schroder, B.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Journal for Nature Conservation, 2019, 48, pp 71-76
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The adoption of technology (TA) in dairy production systems (SLP) is determined by productive, socioeconomic and cultural factors. However, historically, the analysis of SLP has been mainly focused on productive factors; sociological aspects such as culture, customs, and socioeconomic conditions...

Author(s)
Taramuel, J.; Barrios, D.; Cerón-Muñoz, M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2019, 31, 4, pp Article 59
Abstract

While endotherms can rely on their insulation to reduce heat loss to adapt to cold environments, renewing of fur during molt impairs insulation while they have to perfuse the periphery to support epidermal tissues. The southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina undertakes an annual catastrophic molt...

Author(s)
Chaise, L. L.; McCafferty, D. J.; Krellenstein, A.; Gallon, S. L.; Paterson, W. D.; Théry, M.; Ancel, A.; Gilbert, C.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2019, 199, pp 182-190
Abstract

Social interactions are central to the health and psychological well-being of domestic animals. Until now, research has overwhelmingly focused on negative social behaviours such as aggression or the lack of social interactions such as social separation and isolation. This contradicts the fact that...

Author(s)
Rault, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2019, 210, pp 113-123
Abstract

Objectives: To quantify behavior and productivity of females grouped in small static groups when fed using a single-entry/exit electronic sow feeder (ESF) over two consecutive gestation periods. Materials and methods: Fifty-eight gilts with no previous experience in group gestation housing were...

Author(s)
Campler, M.; Pairis-Garcia, M.; Kieffer, J.; Moeller, S.
Publisher
American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Perry, USA
Citation
Journal of Swine Health and Production, 2019, 27, 2, pp 76-86
Abstract

African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) are endangered carnivores with a population size that is currently estimated at 6,600 adults in the wild. The European Endangered Species Program (EEP) for African wild dogs aims to maintain a healthy zoo population that is sustainable in the long term and thereby...

Author(s)
Zijlmans, D. G. M.; Duchateau, M. J. H. M.
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2019, 7, 1, pp 25-30
Abstract

Stereotypic behaviour in zoo elephants is considered an indicator of impaired welfare. The underlying causes are diverse and many aspects are still unexplored. Nevertheless, many zoological institutions make huge efforts to improve the well-being of their elephants. The construction of a new...

Author(s)
Schiffmann, C.; Clauss, M.; Hoby, S.
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2019, 7, 1, pp 37-43

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