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In many animal species, facial expressions are key elements for recognizing emotions and numerous types of social interaction. Emotions are complex reactions that allow individuals to cope with full events that have either positive or negative meaning and involve certain neurophysiological...

Author(s)
Lezama-García, K.; Orihuela, A.; Olmos-Hernández, A.; Reyes-Long, S.; Mota-Rojas, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 028, pp 1-12
Abstract

This study was designed to assess the effects of feeding space availability on social behavior and performance of housed crossbreed sheep through the use of three different types of feeders. Thirty-six crossbreed ewes (Santa Inês × Dorper; 2-3 years old) with initial body weight of 34.99±4.28 kg...

Author(s)
Silveira, J. C. A. da; Fonsêca, V. de F. C.; Furtado, D. A.; Santos, S. G. C. G. dos; Silva, J. A. da; Pimenta Filho, E. C.; Saraiva, E. P.; Medeiros, A. N. de
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, Viçosa, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2018, 47, pp e20170024
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 Sheep (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ovis aries</i>).

This chapter describes the history of sheep 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
Abstract

Group living is the behavioural response that results when individuals assess the costs vs benefits of sociality, and these trade-offs vary across an animal's life. Here we quantitatively assess how periparturient condition (mother/non-mother) and births affect the dynamics of social interactions...

Author(s)
Pérez-Barbería, F. J.; Walker, D. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 150, pp 75-84
Abstract

In 2018 two ethological observations of sheep and cows were conducted in two localities in the Praděd surroundings (Ovčárna - 1330 m a.s.l.; Praděd - 1430 m a.s.l), where the grazing of these animals was renewed after the long-term management cessation. The observed localities did not differ as for ...

Author(s)
Mrázková, M.; Látal, O.; Veselý, A.
Publisher
Výzkumný Ústav pro Chov Skotu, Vikyrovice, Czech Republic
Citation
Výzkum v Chovu Skotu, 2018, 60, 3, pp 24-33
Abstract

This experiment was conducted to investigate the effects of protein degradability on the performance, nutrient digestibility, rumen fermentation and behavior of lambs fed diets containing pomegranate peel (PP). Twenty-four male Iranian Arabic lambs (mean±standard deviation; 16.3±1.3 kg BW) were...

Author(s)
Karamnejad, K.; Sari, M.; Salari, S.; Chaji, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2019, 173, pp 9-16
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

Author(s)
Nowak, R.
Publisher
Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Achieving sustainable production of sheep, 2017, pp 303-326
Abstract

The event of giving birth is an essential part of animal production. In dairy cattle production, there are substantial economical and welfare-related challenges arising around the time of parturition, and hence increased focus on efficient management of the calving cow. Drawing on the research...

Author(s)
Rørvang, M. V.; Nielsen, B. L.; Herskin, M. S.; Jensen, M. B.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, March, pp 45

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