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We investigated the role of species- and community-wide seed production by a community of oaks (Quercus spp.) in influencing tree attendance and aggression among California scrub-jays (Aphelocoma californica), corvids that are seed dispersal mutualists, and acorn woodpeckers (Melanerpes...

Author(s)
Pesendorfer, M. B.; Koenig, W. D.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2018, 72, 6, pp 85
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Broom, D.
Publisher
University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Citation
Steps to Sustainable Livestock International Conference 2016, Bristol, UK, 12-15 January 2016. Abstracts, 2016, pp 32
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Silvopastoral systems can be a good alternative for sustainable livestock production because they can provide ecosystem services and improve animal welfare. Most farm animals live in groups and the social organization and interactions between individuals have an impact on their welfare. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Améndola, L.; Solorio, F. J.; Ku-Vera, J. C.; Améndola-Massiotti, R. D.; Zarza, H.; Galindo, F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2016, 10, 5, pp 863-867
Abstract

The blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, is a commercially important species, with production based on both fisheries and aquaculture. Dynamic Energy Budget (DEB) models have been extensively applied to study its energetics but such applications require a deep understanding of its nutrition, from...

Author(s)
Picoche, C.; Gendre, R. le; Flye-Sainte-Marie, J.; Françoise, S.; Maheux, F.; Simon, B.; Gangnery, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 10, pp e109796
Abstract

Conditioned food aversion is a technique that can be used to train livestock to avoid ingestion of poisonous plants. This study tested the efficacy and durability of conditioned food aversion to eliminate goat's consumption of Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa. We used 14 young Moxotó goats, which...

Author(s)
Pimentel, L. A.; Maia, L. A.; Carvalho, F. K. de L.; Campos, E. M.; Pfister, J. A.; Cook, D.; Medeiros, R. M. T.; Riet-Correa, F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2013, 33, 6, pp 719-723
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate the stress response, in female dogs after social isolation and undergoing ovariohysterectomy. Eighteen adult, healthy female dogs were distributed in two treatments groups: TP (n=9), placebo was administered and TC (n=9), was administered Matricaria chamomilla CH12....

Author(s)
Cassu, R. N.; Andreazi, C. D.; Pereira, L.
Publisher
Universidade do Oeste Paulista (UNOESTE), Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Colloquium Agrariae, 2011, 7, 2, pp 1-7
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We used acoustic telemetry to describe the spatial and temporal patterns of habitat use of one of the species most targeted by recreational anglers in the NW Mediterranean, Serranus cabrilla (Linnaeus, 1758). Temporal patterns and fish position were determined using a fixed-receiver array located...

Author(s)
Alós, J.; March, D.; Palmer, M.; Grau, A.; Morales-Nin, B.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Marine Ecology, Progress Series, 2011, 427, pp 173-186
Abstract

According to modern animal welfare legislation, animals should be protected from suffering and lasting harm not for the benefit of us humans as in earlier anthropocentric conceptions, but in their own interest. The driving force behind animal protection is our empathy with animals which triggers...

Author(s)
Würbel, H.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 118, 3/4, pp 118-127
Abstract

The Vezo and Masikoro are two of the 18 officially recognized ethnic groups in Madagascar. Both groups live in the Mangoky delta (south-west Madagascar), respectively along the coast and inland. Fishing is the main livelihood for the Vezo, while the Masikoro mainly farm and raise cattle and small...

Author(s)
Rakotomavo, A.; Fromard, F.
Publisher
CIRAD-Forêt, Montpellier, France
Citation
Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, 2009, No.300, pp 45-55
Abstract

Animal-related parameters best fulfil the requirements of a valid welfare assessment, but often they are less feasible than other parameters. Therefore, this paper examines whether animal-based parameters are connected with each other and with environmental factors in order to find out if some can...

Author(s)
Mülleder, C.; Troxler, J.; Laaha, G.; Waiblinger, S.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2007, 16, 2, pp 153-156

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