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Fifteen litters of 10 piglets were housed with their dams in pens with a floor area of 3.6, 6.8 or 29 m2 (5 litters per floor size). The animals were observed from the day they were born up to the age of 6 weeks and the forms of social behaviour were recorded each day for 24 h. The piglets were...

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Hvozdik, A.; Kottferová, J.; Alberto, J. da S.
Publisher
Forschungsinstitut für die Biologie landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere, Dummerstorf, Germany
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Archiv für Tierzucht, 2002, 45, 6, pp 557-563
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Voss, T.; Haemisch, A.
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Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 1994, 101, 6, pp 240
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Wickens, S.; Hubrecht, R.; Buckwell, T.; Gregory, D.; Robb, D.; Wilsson, M.; Rochlitz, I.
Publisher
Institute of Animal Technology, Oxford, UK
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Animal Technology, 2001, 52, 1, pp 43-47
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Korhonen, H.; Alasuutari, S.
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Scientifur, 1991, 15, 3, pp 201-210
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Boal, J. G.; Hylton, R. A.; Gonzalez, S. A.; Hanlon, R. T.
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Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science, 1999, 38, 1, pp 49-55
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Zayan, R.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Social stress in domestic animals., 1990, pp 31-69
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Waldrapp Ibis (Geronticus eremita) are critically endangered, so their future existence is reliant on global captive breeding efforts. Due to their sociable nature the species is often kept in mixed-species exhibits in captivity. Yet little is understood, across all taxa, of the interactions of...

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Sedman-Smith, R.; Hosie, L.
Publisher
Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Bristol, UK, 8-9 July 2002, 2003, pp 90-99
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The behaviour of 20 female red deer in a paddock with no visual cover was observed for 2 weeks. Cover, consisting of 2 shade cloth barriers and hanging plastic strips, was placed in one half of the paddock and the behaviour observed. After replication in a 2nd paddock in reversed order, it was...

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Whittington, C. J.; Chamove, A. S.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1995, 45, 3-4, pp 309-314
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The purpose of this study was to examine the lack of breeding in a herd of seven rhino, kept on a game ranch in Zimbabwe. The herd of four females and three males spent the day out on the ranch herded under armed guard and the night penned to protect them from poachers. Despite all females showing...

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Randle, H. D.; Kiley-Worthington, M.
Publisher
Federation of Zoological Gardens of Great Britain and Ireland, London, UK
Citation
Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Zoo Research, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Paignton, Devon, UK, 6-7th July 2000, 2000, pp 73-82
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Arnold, C. E.; Estep, D. Q.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1990, 27, 3, pp 253-261

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