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The importance of transgenic animal to human and its potential risks is clarified by reviewing the transgenic animal research status and analysis of its social effects. This paper is intended to make more people have an objective and comprehensive understanding on transgenic animals and its...

Author(s)
Zhao SuoHua
Publisher
Inner Mongolia Academy of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Science, Hohhot, China
Citation
Animal Husbandry and Feed Science (Inner Mongolia), 2017, 38, 5, pp 44-46
Abstract

The objective of this study was to develop a software tool for exploring social genetic effects of some ecomomic traits of livestock and poultry. According to the previous selection theories of the social genetic effects and its optimal selection methods developed by our group, we developed a...

Author(s)
Wang Kai; Wu PingXian; Yang Qiang; Tang GuoQing
Publisher
Guoji Shudian (Institute of Scientific and Technological Information of China, China Publications Centre), Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Veterinaria et Zootechnica Sinica, 2017, 48, 12, pp 2293-2300
Abstract

This paper describes 7 hypotheses concerning group-living rodents which are accepted by most researchers. The resource-defense hypothesis believes that group-living individuals may become more efficient in obtaining and protecting resources than solitary-living conspecifics when resources (food,...

Author(s)
Wei WanRong; Ma AnWei; He Kai; Zhang WeiGuo
Publisher
Acta Prataculturae Sinica, Lanzhou, China
Citation
Acta Prataculturae Sinica, 2016, 25, 4, pp 212-221
Abstract

In order to investigate the calls function of Eastern White-browed Gibbon (Hoolock leuconedys), a family with the pair bond and their baby, and a solitary female were tracking observed and their singing frequency and behavior were recorded in the spring and autumn of 2007, spring 2008 at Nankang of ...

Author(s)
Wu JianPu; Zhou Wei; Li MingHui
Publisher
Journal of West China Forestry Science, Kunming, China
Citation
Journal of West China Forestry Science, 2016, 45, 2, pp 129-134
Abstract

Free expression of pig behavior is considered to be an important index of animal welfare. The free beds developed by China Agricultural University, where the sows are freely access to, can act as partitions to reduce the aggression behavior due to feeding competing on one hand, and on other hand...

Author(s)
Li Wei; Liu ZuoHua; Wang ChaoYuan; Li BaoMing
Publisher
Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, Beijing, China
Citation
Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2017, 33, 22, pp 248-254
Abstract

The daytime activity budgets of feral yak (Bos grunnieus) were manually observed in Helan Mountains in September 2010. All behaviours were divided into five categories: moving, feeding, resting, social and other behaviours. Results revealed that moving was the principal activity of feral yak and...

Author(s)
Dong JiaPeng; Liu ZhenSheng; Tene LiWei; Zhao ChongNan; Zhou HengWei; Liu ZunXian
Publisher
Journal of Economic Animal, Changchun City, China
Citation
Journal of Economic Animal, 2013, 17, 2, pp 71-74
Abstract

Juveniles Chinese sucker (Myxocryprinus asiaticus) obtains schooling swimming behavior. However, it is unclear when and why they form schooling behavior. We researched the mechanism of schooling formation related to hydraulics. We analyzed swimming behavior of Chinese sucker that ranged from 5 to...

Author(s)
Shi XiaoTao; Wang Bo; Wang Xue; Chen QiuWen; Bai YanQin; Gao Zhu; Tu ZhiYing; Liu DeFu
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Fisheries of China, 2013, 37, 5, pp 705-710
Abstract

The vitellin not only provides nutrition for embryogenesis, but also play important roles in other biological functions. In insects, the vitellin is considered to be the source of nutrition for the developing embryo, which provides a major nutrient reserve for yolk protein. The yolk protein...

Author(s)
Li JiLian; Wu Jie; Cai WanZhi; Zhao ZhangWu
Publisher
Editorial Board of Chinese Bulletin of Entomology, Beijing, China
Citation
Chinese Bulletin of Entomology, 2009, 46, 5, pp 802-807
Abstract

The results of an experiment that studied the identification and policing of the eggs and larvae of A. cerana cerana by worker bees are presented.

Author(s)
Zeng ZhiJiang; Wu XiaoBo
Publisher
Journal of Economic Animal, Changchun City, China
Citation
Journal of Economic Animal, 2007, 11, 3, pp 159-160
Abstract

Advances in research on worker recognition and policing in honey bees are briefly discussed, and prospects for research are presented.

Author(s)
Zeng ZhiJiang; Yan WeiYu; Xie XianBing
Publisher
Journal of Economic Animal, Changchun City, China
Citation
Journal of Economic Animal, 2006, 10, 1, pp 53-55

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