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Following a short description of the term animal welfare and natural behaviour in semi domesticated cattle, factors influencing the welfare of cattle are discussed. Cows and heifers prefer to lie down 10-12 hours per day, and have a strong preference for soft beddings. Access to pasture gives the...

Author(s)
Grøndahl, A. M.; Johnsen, J. F.; Ellingsen, K.; Halvorsen, I.; Mejdell, C. M.
Publisher
Den Norske Veterinærforening, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 2011, 123, 9, pp 549-558
Abstract

This review of the Formicidae of Norway includes an illustrated simple key to the workers of about 12 common taxa, followed by an introduction and an account of ant biology. Topics discussed include how new colonies are founded; how large ant-hills develop; a Norwegian ant species with no workers;...

Author(s)
Hǻgvar, S.
Citation
Insekt-Nytt, 1998, 23, 2/3, pp 5-51
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Author(s)
Braastad, B. O.
Citation
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 1993, 105, 10, pp 1074-1080
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The behaviour of 58 silver fox ♀♀ was observed at 30 days by means of open field tests, and social behaviour was observed at 5 months of age; the reproductive performance was studied in 19 of the ♀♀. There was no significant correlation of behaviour at 30 days with litter size at birth, but ♀♀...

Author(s)
Bakken, M.
Citation
Norsk Pelsdyrblad, 1990, 64, 6, pp 6-7

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