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This study examines the activity budgets and social behaviours initiated and received by 69 focal dogs in an off-leash dog park for 400 s after entry, a time of high activity about which little is known. Using motivationally-neutral labels for social behaviour categories, we describe the frequency...

Author(s)
Howse, M. S.; Anderson, R. E.; Walsh, C. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 157, pp 691-701
Abstract

This experiment examined the effects of group composition on sow aggressive behaviour and welfare. Over 6 time replicates, 360 sows (parity 1-6) were mixed into groups (10 sows per pen, 1.8 m2/sow) composed of animals that were predicted to be aggressive (n=18 pens) or groups composed of animals...

Author(s)
Verdon, M.; Morrison, R. S.; Hemsworth, P. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2018, 150, pp 17-24
Abstract

Despite, under natural conditions, the cattle is a social species and forms stable maternal herds, the dairy calves are separated from their dams early after the birth and then usually housed individually till the 8th week of age. Based on the legislation, it is compulsory to house the dairy calves ...

Author(s)
Valníčková, B.; Šárová, R.
Publisher
Výzkumný Ústav pro Chov Skotu, Vikyrovice, Czech Republic
Citation
Výzkum v Chovu Skotu, 2017, 59, 3, pp 9-20
Abstract

The complex issue of social housing of laboratory mice was addressed by studying the housing compatibility of male mice with castrated males, or with ovariectomized females, for a period of up to seven weeks. Sexually mature males were shown to be socially incompatible with castrated males of the...

Author(s)
Ewaldsson, B.; Nunes, S. F.; Gaskill, B.; Ferm, A.; Stenberg, A.; Pettersson, M.; Kastenmayer, R. J.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science, 2016, 42, pp unpaginated
Abstract

We investigated the extent to which dominance relationships, as described for feral dogs and wolves, applied to a group of 24 neutered companion dogs at a dog daycare facility. Similar to other studies of dogs and wolves, we found significant linear dominance hierarchies based on highly...

Author(s)
Trisko, R. K.; Smuts, B. B.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Behaviour, 2015, 152, 5, pp 677-704
AbstractFull Text

The paper presents issues related to the creation and establishment of hierarchical systems in a herd of cattle, as well as the importance of these issues for cattle breeders and producers. It also discusses the concepts of a flight zone and individual comfort zone, whose violation makes it...

Author(s)
Abramowicz, P.; Brzozowski, P.; Gołębiewski, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2014, 70, 2, pp 90-93
Abstract

This article discusses how to deal with the possible behavioural outcomes during the addition and removal of goats from groups.

Author(s)
Patt, A.; Keil, N.
Publisher
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, Herzogenbuchsee, Switzerland
Citation
Forum Kleinwiederkäuer/Petits Ruminants, 2014, No.1/2, pp 12-17
Abstract

Juveniles Chinese sucker (Myxocryprinus asiaticus) obtains schooling swimming behavior. However, it is unclear when and why they form schooling behavior. We researched the mechanism of schooling formation related to hydraulics. We analyzed swimming behavior of Chinese sucker that ranged from 5 to...

Author(s)
Shi XiaoTao; Wang Bo; Wang Xue; Chen QiuWen; Bai YanQin; Gao Zhu; Tu ZhiYing; Liu DeFu
Publisher
Science Press, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Fisheries of China, 2013, 37, 5, pp 705-710
Abstract

Author(s)
Mahlkow-Nerge, K.
Publisher
DLG AgroFood medien gmbh, Bonn, Germany
Citation
Milchpraxis, 2012, 50, 4, pp 42-45
Abstract

This article describes the characteristics of individual and group housing of horses based on the age, sex, health and behavioural requirements.

Author(s)
Zeitler-Feicht, M. H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Pferdefokus, 2012, 3, 4, pp 21...29

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