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This article describes the social and aggressive behaviours of goats at drinkers.

Author(s)
Wiederkehr, D.; Scheuber, C.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, Niederönz, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2018, No.4, pp 11-13
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 Goat (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Capra hircus</i>).

This chapter describes the history of goat 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The behaviour of sheep and goats.

This chapter discusses the origin, history of domestication and breed development, and use and economic importance; social behaviour (following and synchronous behaviour, agonistic behaviour, and social recognition); foraging and feeding behaviour (digestive physiology and rumination, browsing and...

Author(s)
Dwyer, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study investigated how environmental structuring in the growing units of goat kids influences their ability to cope with social isolation and weaning-induced stress. Two experimental groups were arranged in an enriched (E) or barren (B) environment and each of the two groups had 10 female and...

Author(s)
Tölü, C.; Göktürk, S.; Savaș, T.
Publisher
TÜBİTAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2017, 41, 5, pp 635-642
AbstractFull Text

Present study was conducted to investigate the effect of different floor space allowances on performance and behavior of Beetal kids from 3 to 6 months of age. Twenty four spring born Beetal kids (3 month old) were randomly divided in to four groups (n=6 each group) on the basis of space allowances ...

Author(s)
Thakur, A.; Malik, D. S.; Kaswan, S.; Saini, A. L.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2017, 51, 4, pp 776-780
AbstractFull Text

Eighteen Osmanabadi kids (3-4 months old) were randomly allocated to 3 groups, i.e. Gr-I, Gr-II and Gr-III with floor space allowance of 0.8 (standard), 0.7 and 0.6 m, respectively. Social behaviour was observed using continuous focal sampling methods and measured as frequency/4h/week. The...

Author(s)
Rameswar Panda; Ghorpade, P. P.; Pallampale, H. Y.; Dagli, N. R.
Publisher
Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization, Avikanagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 2017, 23, 1, pp 130-131
Abstract

Domestication drives changes in animal cognition and behaviour. In particular, the capacity of dogs to socially learn from humans is considered a key outcome of how domestication shaped the canid brain. However, systematic evidence for social learning from humans in other domestic species is...

Author(s)
Nawroth, C.; Baciadonna, L.; McElligott, A. G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2016, 121, pp 123-129
Abstract

Modulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity allows animals to effectively respond to internal and external stimuli in everyday challenges via changes in, for example, heart and respiration rate. Various factors, ranging from social such as dominance rank to internal such as...

Author(s)
Briefer, E. F.; Oxley, J. A.; McElligott, A. G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2015, 110, pp 121-132
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book

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