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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 461-462
Abstract

Intranasal administration of oxytocin has been shown to alter positive and negative social behaviour. Positive social behaviour in pigs (Sus scrofa) may be expressed through gentle social nosing, and greater insight in the specific expression hereof might contribute to the current search for...

Author(s)
Camerlink, I.; Reimert, I.; Bolhuis, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2016, 163, pp 51-55
Abstract

In captive primates, the formation of all-male groups is used as a management tool to deal with surplus males. In the wild, hamadryas baboons (Papio hamadryas) live in multilevel societies consisting of reproductive one-male/multi-female units, clans, bands and troops. The social compatibility of...

Author(s)
Koot, S.; Kapteijn, C. M.; Huiskes, R. H.; Kranendonk, G.
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2016, 4, 1, pp 7-13
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

Degus (Octodon degus) and chinchillas (Chincilla laniger and C. brevicaudata) are not only popular pets but also widely used laboratory animals. Degus are models of diabetes and are also used in sociological and human psychological studies. As the anatomy of the chinchillas' ear is similar to that...

Author(s)
Hetényi, N.; Fodor, K.; Fekete, S. Gy.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2019, 141, 1, pp 27-38
Abstract

The predominant housing system used for domestic horses is individual stabling; however, housing that limits social interaction and requires the horse to live in semi-isolation has been reported to be a concern for equine welfare. The aim of the current study was to compare behavioural and...

Author(s)
Yarnell, K.; Hall, C.; Royle, C.; Walker, S. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Physiology & Behavior, 2015, 143, pp 51-57
AbstractFull Text

Pigs are social animals. From an evolutionary perspective, being social conveys a number of benefits, but potentially some disadvantages, especially for certain individuals within the group. For example, living in a social group can improve successful foraging in a natural setting, but competition...

Author(s)
Marchant-Forde, J. N.
Publisher
Organizing Committee, Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference, Indianapolis, USA
Citation
15th Annual Midwest Swine Nutrition Conference Proceedings, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, September 10, 2015, 2015, pp 17-21
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social rabbits.

This chapter discusses the social behaviour of rabbits and presents some of the factors that can affect the behaviour of rabbits and methods to prepare and manage social (alone or grouped with othe animals) as well as sexual behavioural problems. A bried discussion on the natural behaviour and...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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
Abstract

Behavioural observations of juvenile Diplodus sargus in natural habitats were conducted to test whether agonistic interactions occur in natural circumstances and, if they do, in which context they happen. The level of aggression and the shoals composition were also compared between distinct natural ...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, A. R.; Silva, M. F.; Vendrell, C. L.; Almada, V. C.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Biology of Fishes, 2015, 98, 4, pp 1015-1021

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