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This book, having 10 chapters divided into 3 sections, examines the process of animal domestication by studying the associations between biological and social anthropology, ethology and ethnography. The social behaviour of humans and animals in a contemporary Mongolian herding society is also...

Author(s)
Fijn, N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Living with herds: human-animal coexistence in Mongolia, 2011, pp xix + 274 pp.
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Despite the fact that 5000 years had passed since horse domestication horses still have not lost the need for movement which they gained as animal preys of open steppes. The aim of this work is to show manifestation of natural equine ethology (behavior) in controlled conditions of breeding. First...

Author(s)
Sakač, M.; Baban, M.; Antunović, B.; Mijić, P.; Bobic, T.; Ivanković, A.; Ramljak, J.
Publisher
Croatian Soil Tillage Research Organization (CROSTRO), Osijek, Croatia
Citation
4th International Scientific/Professional Conference, Agriculture in Nature and Environment Protection, Vukovar, Croatia, 1st-3rd June 2011, 2011, pp 213-218
Abstract

Although horses are social animals they are often housed individually with limited social contact to other horses and this may compromise their welfare. The present study included eight young female horses and investigated the strength of motivation for access to full social contact, head contact...

Author(s)
Søndergaard, E.; Jensen, M. B.; Nicol, C. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 132, 3/4, pp 131-137
Abstract

Domestic horses are faced with social challenges throughout their lives due to limitations in social contact, space restrictions and frequent changes in social companionship. This is in contrast to natural conditions where horses live in relatively stable harem bands. Currently, little is known...

Author(s)
Christensen, J. W.; Søndergaard, E.; Thodberg, K.; Halekoh, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 133, 3/4, pp 199-206
Abstract

This paper discusses the legal guidelines set for the protection and welfare of animals based on veterinary perspective. Highlights focused on the response of animals to stress as well as human (farm laborers) activity as well as on how the workers would react (give comfort)or tolerate deviations...

Author(s)
Grammer, H.
Publisher
Lehr- und Forschungszentrum für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Bautagung Raumberg-Gumpenstein 2011 gemäss Fortbildungsplan des Bundes. Neue Herausforderungen und Strategien in der Rinder- und Schweinehaltung, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 18-19 May 2011, 2011, pp 23-24
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horses (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Equus caballus</i>).

This chapter covers horse domestication, changes in the animals and their environment, management, behaviour and welfare. Focus is given on innate or learned behaviour and different types of social behaviour. Some of the normal physiological frequency values of interest at clinical examination are...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This fifth edition is a fully updated version of this classic text and reflects the genomic age. Key behaviour issues are covered, ranging from communication to social structure in a wide variety of domestic animals, including cats, dogs, horses, pigs, sheep, goats and cattle. Coverage has been...

Author(s)
Houpt, K. A.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, USA
Citation
Domestic animal behavior for veterinarians and animal scientists, 2011, Ed. 5, pp xxi + 393 pp.
Abstract

Evolution of long-distance communication in equids may correspond with species-specific types of social organization. To compare harem-forming species (type I) with those that do not establish permanent social units (type II), we conducted a comparative analysis of stallion long-range calls in...

Author(s)
Policht, R.; Karadžos, A.; Frynta, D.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Southern Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
African Zoology, 2011, 46, 1, pp 18-26
Abstract

Horses (Equus caballus) have lived with humans for over 5500 years. Despite this, their cognitive abilities have not received much research attention compared with those of dogs (Canis familiaris), probably because horses are not as familiar to humans as dogs and have been considered to be...

Author(s)
Takimoto, A.; Hori, Y.; Fujita, K.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2011, 61, 2, pp 141-153
Abstract

This book contains chapters that discuss the social, sexual and maternal behaviour and welfare of domestic animals and fishes.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
Publisher
Editora Manole Ltda, Barueri, Brazil
Citation
Comportamento e bem-estar de animais domésticos, 2010, Ed.4, pp xi + 438 pp.

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