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Cover for Behaviour of cats.

This chapter discusses the origin and domestication; effects of domestication; hunting behaviour and object play; social behaviour and communication; courtship and reproductive behaviour; dominance; ontogeny of behaviour; socialization; and ethology of cat-human relationships.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Aggression is the canine behaviour most likely to lead to relinquishment or euthanasia. Understanding how dogs socially interact and manage conflict is therefore of particular importance to veterinary professionals. Traditional approaches to the prevention and management of canine aggression...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2017, 8, 3, pp 132-138
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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
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to recognize features determining social hierarchy in Wrzosówka Polska ewes kept indoors as well as to investigate their resting place and companionship preferences. Observations (156 hours in total) were carried out in a group of 22 ewes. The social rank of sheep was...

Author(s)
Górecki, M. T.; Dziwińska, N.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2014, 14, 2, pp 365-375
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study is behavioral research of a group of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) kept in zoological garden, with social behavior and domination aspect. The group of lemurs counted eight individual. The behavioral observations were continuous in nature and consisted in making a time...

Author(s)
Budny, A.; Kupczyński, R.; Korczyński, M.
Publisher
Wydawnictwo Universytetu Przyrodniczego we Wrocławiu, Wrocław, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Przyrodniczego we Wrocławiu - Biologia i Hodowla Zwierząt, 2013, 69, 597, pp 9-19
Abstract

The long-term management of male gorillas in zoos is a significant challenge. The demographics of the population - specifically a 50/50 sex ratio and the desire to form breeding groups that contain a single male and multiple females - necessitates housing a majority of adult males outside of...

Author(s)
Stoinski, T. S.; Lukas, K. E.; Kuhar, C. W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2013, 147, 3/4, pp 316-323
Abstract

We observed a group of three young female Somali wild asses to develop an ethogram of social behavior in the first phase of a longer term study of social, sexual, and maternal/infant behavior. The most unexpected finding was the frequency and extent of aggressive interactions, which included...

Author(s)
Asa, C. S.; Marshall, F.; Fischer, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2012, 31, 1, pp 87-97
Abstract

Herds of white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari) have historically been kept in captivity in order to replace stocks lost to hunting however the lack of knowledge regarding their species-typical behaviour remains an impediment to understanding their captive needs. Environmental enrichment has been...

Author(s)
Nogueira, S. S. C.; Soledade, J. P.; Pompéia, S.; Nogueira Filho, S. L. G.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2011, 20, 4, pp 505-514
Abstract

Chickens homozygous for the Dominant white or wild-type allele of PMEL17 were subjected to a broad phenotyping in order to detect consistent differences between genotypes. To exclude feather pecking, the chickens were individually housed without physical contact, from the day of hatching, and...

Author(s)
Karlsson, A. C.; Mormede, P.; Kerje, S.; Jensen, P.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Behavior Genetics, 2011, 41, 2, pp 312-322
Abstract

Aspects related to social organization and its effects on the reproductive behavior of domestic stallions breeding under free range management systems have not been studied. This study was carried out with the following objectives: to identify the social units established between Brazilian Pony...

Author(s)
Tarouco, A. K.; Freitas, C. C.; Neves, A. P.; Gregory, R. M.; Mattos, R. C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2009, 6, 4, pp 535-545

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