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Alopecia is common among captive populations of nonhuman primates. There are many potential causes of alopecia, including physiological conditions such as hormonal imbalance and infection, features of the captive environment such as housing type, ground substrate, and group density, as well as...

Author(s)
Heagerty, A. K.; Wales, R. A.; Prongay, K.; Gottlieb, D. H.; Coleman, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2017, 79, 12, pp e22720
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Circadian distribution and characterisation of social behaviour in a group of domestic donkeys (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Equus asinus</i>).

Author(s)
Normando, S.; Mongillo, P.; Visentin, F.; Mosaner, R. A.; Marinelli, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Abstract

Horses are phylogenetically distant from primates, but considerable behavioral links exist between the two. The sociality of horses, characterized by group stability, is similar to that of primates, but different from that of many other ungulates. Although horses and primates are good models for...

Author(s)
Ringhofer, M.; Inoue, S.; Mendonça, R. S.; Pereira, C.; Matsuzawa, T.; Hirata, S.; Yamamoto, S.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Primates, 2017, 58, 4, pp 479-484
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 role of leader in polygynous species has been solely attributed to the male for some time, but recent studies have shown decision making to be distributed within the group. However, the specific reproductive strategy and behavioural repertoire of males in polygynous species such as horses may...

Author(s)
Briard, L.; Deneubourg, J. L.; Petit, O.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2017, 142, pp 56-63
Abstract

Social housing of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) is considered to be the cornerstone of behavioral management programs in biomedical facilities. However, it also involves the risk of socially inflicted trauma. The ability to avoid such trauma would contribute to the animals' well-being and...

Author(s)
Pomerantz, O.; Baker, K. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2017, 79, 8, pp e22671
Abstract

In species that move in cohesive groups, animals generally reach decisions through socially distributed processes, and individual knowledge is expected to influence collective decision making. Pooling of information should not be considered a general rule, however, since conflicts of interest may...

Author(s)
Andrieu, J.; Henry, S.; Hausberger, M.; Thierry, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2016, 19, 3, pp 451-458
Abstract

In social animals, recovery from the adverse effects of distressing stimuli is promoted by subsequent cohousing with a conspecific animal(s). This phenomenon has been termed housing-type social buffering. We previously found that social housing induced housing-type social buffering in...

Author(s)
Kiyokawa, Y.; Ishida, A.; Takeuchi, Y.; Mori, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2016, 158, pp 85-89
Abstract

This paper describes 7 hypotheses concerning group-living rodents which are accepted by most researchers. The resource-defense hypothesis believes that group-living individuals may become more efficient in obtaining and protecting resources than solitary-living conspecifics when resources (food,...

Author(s)
Wei WanRong; Ma AnWei; He Kai; Zhang WeiGuo
Publisher
Acta Prataculturae Sinica, Lanzhou, China
Citation
Acta Prataculturae Sinica, 2016, 25, 4, pp 212-221
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Author(s)
Casey, R.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
BSAVA Congress 2016 Proceedings, 7-10 April 2016, Birmingham, UK, 2016, pp 460

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