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The objective of this study was to evaluate the social behavior, breath rate and cleanliness of feedlot steers confined in individual stalls. Forty-eight steers were used, averaging twenty months of age and 243.4 kg of weight. The animals were confined and allocated in treatments according to the...

Author(s)
Cattelam, J.; Brondani, I. L.; Alves Filho, D. C.; Pacheco, P. S.; Segabinazzi, L. R.; Pizzuti, L. Â. D.; Callegaro, Á. M.; Pacheco, R. F.; Mayer, A. R.; Cardoso, G. S.; Borchate, D.; Teixeira, O. S.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Paraná, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais, 2014, 12, 1, pp 51-60
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
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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
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The effect of high temperature on the behaviour of growing-finishing pigs was studied. The pigs were housed in a climate controlled chamber, the air temperature was kept constant at 30°C and the relative humidity was 32.5% during the whole 3 months. Aggressive behaviour and daily activities of the...

Author(s)
Debrecéni, O.; Lehotayová, A.; Bučko, O.; Petrák, J.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Journal of Central European Agriculture, 2014, 15, 1, pp 64-75
Abstract

We have all heard of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 but how much do we actually understand about what it means for dog owners? On 13 May 2014 the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime & Policing Act 2014 led to amendments to the Dangerous Dogs Act which could have far-reaching implications for all dog...

Author(s)
Lacey, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2014, 29, 8, pp 271-272
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Author(s)
Landsberg, G.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
BSAVA Congress 2014, Birmingham, UK, 3-6 April, 2014. Scientific Proceedings Nursing Programme, 2014, pp 155-157
Abstract

Correlation of coat colour and certain behavioural patterns has been studied in 192 semi-feral cats. Of the 5 different categories of coat colour namely, (1) pure black, (2) pure white, (3) black and white, (4) white and yellow, (5) white, yellow and black, the first (pure black) was the wildest...

Author(s)
Jayashree Datta
Publisher
S. C. Roy, on behalf of the Indian Science News Association, Kolkata, India
Citation
Science and Culture, 2014, 80, 9/10, pp 283-286
Abstract

The kiwi, indigenous to New Zealand, is a small flightless bird that is unique in the avian world. Detailed studies in kiwi behaviour are limited because of the nocturnal nature of the species. In this study, two juvenile Brown kiwi Apteryx mantelli chicks were monitored using a video camera for...

Author(s)
Wesley, K. B.; Brader, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
International Zoo Yearbook, 2014, 48, 1, pp 128-138
Abstract

The mating behaviour of European fallow deer (Dama dama) was studied. Remote surveillance motion activated (RSMA) cameras were used to record fallow deer behaviour 24/7 at a rutting stand in South Devon. Camera recording commenced before the start of the autumn rut in early September 2009 and...

Author(s)
Dixon, D. R.; Jolly, M. T.
Publisher
British Deer Society, Fordingbridge, UK
Citation
Deer, Journal of the British Deer Society, 2013, 16, 7, pp 24-29
Abstract

In order to typify their temperaments and facilitate their training and formation of desired behaviour, 24 7-week-old Pointer, Boxer, and German Shepherd puppies were tested twice in an ethological test. Emphasis was put on behavioural activities such as fear, orientation, purposefulness,...

Author(s)
Stoycheva, I.; Uzunova, K.; Binev, R.; Bivolarski, B.; Georgieva, V.; Rusenov, A.; Slavov, T.
Publisher
Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlığı, Istanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi (Istanbul), 2013, 39, 1, pp 84-92

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