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Livestock is the category of animals that suffers the most severe welfare problems. Among these, physical, physiological, and behavioural distress caused by artificial grouping are some of the challenges faced by these animals. Groups whose members are frequently changed have been reported as...

Author(s)
Carvalho, R. R.; Palme, R.; Vasconcellos, A. da S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 149, pp 43-51
Abstract

Chicken agonistic behavior, a type of social behavior related to threatening and fighting, is among the most serious problems in the poultry industry. However, due to luck of effective models for investigating the brain mechanisms of the behavior, no effective measures have been taken. This study,...

Author(s)
Raihan, S. M.; Tsudzuki, M.; Kawakami, S. I.
Publisher
Japan Poultry Science Association, Ibaraki, Japan
Citation
Journal of Poultry Science, 2017, 54, 4, pp 296-302
Abstract

An experiment was conducted to compare the social ranks of Vencobb and Vanaraja birds based on ethogram and social dominance tests. Ethogram recording was done during the winter (December to January) and summer (May to June). The social dominance test (Runway test, aggression test and food running...

Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Behera, K.; Pradhan, C. R.; Sethy, K.; Behera, D.
Publisher
Indian Poultry Science Association, Izatnagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 2015, 50, 1, pp 85-89
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social behaviour.

Behaviours that favour group cohesion include courtship and reproductive behaviours, communication about food and threats, recognition and affiliation with familiar individuals, a social dominance structure that minimizes overt aggression and a tendency towards social facilitation that can increase ...

Author(s)
Nicol, C. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642499)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Across species, a similar suite of traits tends to develop in response to domestication, including modifications in behavior. Reduced fear and increased stress tolerance were central in early domestication, and many domestication-related behaviors may have developed as traits correlated to reduced...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
Publisher
Annual Reviews, Palo Alto, USA
Citation
Annual Review of Animal Biosciences, 2014, 2, pp 85-104
Abstract

Individuals in social species commonly form dominance relationships, where dominant individuals enjoy greater access to resources compared to subordinates. A range of factors such as sex, age, body size and prior experiences has to varying degrees been observed to affect the social status an...

Author(s)
Favati, A.; Leimar, O.; Løvlie, H.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 7, pp e103535
Abstract

Feeding primates in zoological institutions is no simple task due to their varying nutritional requirements and complex social organisation. Daily feeding in a zoo enclosure of high quality food items, such as fruits, may encourage food-based dominance within a group, which leads to unequal...

Author(s)
Cabana, F.; Praveena Jayarajah; Oh PeiYee; Hsu ChiaDa
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2018, 6, 1, pp 16-21
Abstract

Feather pecking and aggressive pecking of laying hens are generally considered to underlie different motivations. Divergent selection of a White Leghorn line for high (HFP) and low (LFP) feather pecking in a social group has lead to increased aggression in the HFP line. The aggressive behaviour...

Author(s)
Bessei, W.; Bauhaus, H.; Bögelein, S.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Archiv für Geflügelkunde, 2013, 77, 1, pp 10-14
Abstract

The aim of this trial was to determine the influence of aerial perches on welfare and production parameters in free-range laying hens. Five commercial free-range houses, each containing between 7000 and 8000 birds, were used. Each house and range area was split in half to create two treatments. In...

Author(s)
Donaldson, C. J.; O'Connell, N. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 142, 1/2, pp 51-60
Abstract

The aim of this article is to commemorate in-vivo expertise on hens as a contribution to a more rational discussion about husbandry and so called diseases of intensive husbandry in chicken. Chicken have a distinctive social behaviour with definite patterns. Their social structure is especially...

Author(s)
Jaeger, G.
Publisher
Terra-Verlag GmbH, Konstanz, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Umschau, 2011, 66, 1, pp 18-28

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