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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of morphine on social and non-social play behaviour in calves. Twelve calves experienced four treatments in a cross over 2×2 factorial design: Calves received an intravenous injection of morphine or saline 10 min prior to being tested...

Author(s)
Sutherland, M.; Worth, G.; Cameron, C.; Verbeek, E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 2, pp 56
Abstract

Maternal and social isolation have been shown to have detrimental effects on behaviour that persist into adulthood in a range of species. In the UK, dairy calves are separated from their dam almost immediately, and 60% are individually reared during their first weeks of life. The cost of rearing...

Author(s)
Bolt, S. L.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Livestock, 2018, 23, 1, pp 22-26
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
Abstract

In the late 19th-century United States and Europe, infants died at high rates from diarrhea. Physicians and social justice advocates responded to the public health crisis with attempts to clean up the water and cows' milk supplies, as well as social welfare legislation and assorted educational...

Author(s)
Wolf, J. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Human Lactation, 2018, 34, 2, pp 226-231
Abstract

Contact networks are fundamental to the transmission of infection and host sex often affects the acquisition and progression of infection. However, the epidemiological impacts of sex-related variation in animal contact networks have rarely been investigated. We test the hypothesis that sex-biases...

Author(s)
Silk, M. J.; Weber, N. L.; Steward, L. C.; Hodgson, D. J.; Boots, M.; Croft, D. P.; Delahay, R. J.; McDonald, R. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Ecology Letters, 2018, 21, 2, pp 309-318
Abstract

Author(s)
Vasseur, E.
Publisher
Producteur de Lait Québécois, Longueuil, Canada
Citation
Producteur de Lait Québécois, 2018, 38, 6, pp 30-32
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm animal behaviour: characteristics for assessment of health and welfare.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that describe the domestication, behaviour, physiology, health, welfare, housing and handling of horses, pigs, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, deer and ratites.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cattle (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bos taurus</i>).

This chapter describes the history of cattle domestication, the physiological aspects of normal and abnormal behaviour and their health and welfare implications.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Beef cattle production systems in a major pastoral area of Southern Chile are identified and characterized based on groups of land use combinations. The objective of this study was to identify, characterize and describe the evolution of beef cattle production systems in the Araucania region and...

Author(s)
Toro-Mujica, P. M.; Vera, R.; Vargas-Bello-Peréz, E.; Aguilar, C.; Mir, F. B.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2018, 68, 257, pp 61-71
Abstract

Usually, calves are separated from the mother after birth and kept in individual boxes for the first 10 to 14 days. For several years, however, there are numerous scientific test results that suggest that calf development is positively influenced if they are kept very early in pairs or in small...

Author(s)
Möcklinghoff-Wicke, S.; Zieger, P.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2018, 56, 2, pp 48-53

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