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Theoretical basis of the test of social dominance according to Campbell is described. Social behaviour of dogs during their ontogenesis is used in predicting social dominance in adult dogs, and their social adaptation in the new breeding environment. This contributes to the reduction of risks of...

Author(s)
Hvozdík, A. M.; Bujnovská, M.
Publisher
Vydáva Výskumný ústav Veterinárnej Medicíny (Research Institute of Veterinary Medicine), Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Slovenský Veterinársky Časopis, 2001, 26, 3, pp 167-171
Abstract

Six sows and their 42 piglets were studied for 25 days after birth. Their social hierarchy was established, on average, by 17 days of age. Dominant and submissive animals were recognised by six days after birth.

Author(s)
Hvozdıacute˜k, A.
Citation
Veterinářství, 1990, 40, 1, pp 14-16
Abstract

Slovak Pied × Holstein-Friesian cows were observed for 24 h in each month from May to Oct. 1980 both in housing having feeding/resting cubicles with unbedded grating floors, and in the yard. Cows tended to walk unsteadily and some limped after prolonged housing. Dominance among housed and yarded...

Author(s)
Vavák, V.
Citation
Pol'nohospodarstvo, 1984, 30, 9, pp 856-862
Abstract

Groups of 100 Black Pied Lowland cows were observed 3 times at a.m. and p.m. milking or 6 times at p.m. milking, and given a rank index based on the order of entry to the parlour. Repeatability of the index ranged from 0.422 to 0.837; genetic factors accounted for 62-87% of the total variations....

Author(s)
Novy, J.; Kubik, M.
Citation
Acta Zootechnica Universitatis Agriculturae Nitra, 1981, 37, pp 37-48
Abstract

15 Slovakian Pied heifers transferred from a calving byre to a loose barn with boxes were compared with 15 heifers transferred from the calving byre to a stanchion barn. For the 2 groups resp., the daily milk yield averaged 10.6 and 10.7 kg during a 10-day period before the transfer; it decreased...

Author(s)
Kovalcik, K.; Drienka, J.
Citation
Pol'nohospodarstvo, 1974, 20, 9, pp 709-718
Abstract

It is concluded from behavioural observations under loose-housing conditions lasting 20 days and involving (i) 1 group of 24 lactating Slovakian Pied cows and (ii) a group of 24 lactating Black Pied cows that (ii) were quieter and more settled than (i) and therefore more suitable for keeping in...

Author(s)
Kovalcik, K.; Drienka, J.; Szabová, G.
Citation
Živočišná Výroba, 1972, 17, 2, pp 131-140