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The dog is a social animal with hierarchy structure defined in its pack This structure has been extrapolated to the manner in which the dog is related to the human being (Pack Theory). Campbell's test was developed in order to select dogs from their degree of dominance, the characteristic that...

Author(s)
Soares, G. M.; Helms, G.; Telhado, J.; Paixão, R. L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Ciências da Vida, 2012, 32, 1, pp 18-30
Abstract

There are widespread records of grouping behaviour in both adult and juvenile sharks and rays (Class Chondrichthyes, Subclass Elasmobranchii). Yet despite burgeoning descriptions of these events, many of the proximate and ultimate causes of group living in these top predators remain elusive. Given...

Author(s)
Jacoby, D. M. P.; Croft, D. P.; Sims, D. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Fish and Fisheries, 2012, 13, 4, pp 399-417
Abstract

Similar to other primate species, captive cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) are prone to becoming overweight. The relationship between body condition and feeding behaviour in group-housed animals has not been reported. This study evaluated the effect of daily feeding routines on behaviour...

Author(s)
Bauer, S. A.; Pearl, D. L.; Leslie, K. E.; Fournier, J.; Turner, P. V.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2012, 46, 3, pp 193-199
Abstract

Preference tests have often been performed for collecting information about animals' acceptance of environmental refinement objects. In numerous published studies animals were individually tested during preference experiments, as it is difficult to observe group-housed animals with an automatic...

Author(s)
Tsai, P. P.; Nagelschmidt, N.; Kirchner, J.; Stelzer, H. D.; Hackbarth, H.
Publisher
Royal Society of Medicine Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
Laboratory Animals, 2012, 46, 1, pp 81-84
Abstract

The aim of this study was a comparison of the behaviour and stress burden of horses in a tie stalls, stabling in individual boxes and keeping horses in small groups in a group box, each with daily paddock movement (approx. 7 h). The study was carried out with eight healthy warmblood horses at the...

Author(s)
Hoffmann, G.; Wagels, E.; Kräft, S.; Goossens, L.; Ammon, C.; Georg, H.; Feige, K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2012, 28, 6, pp 702...710
Abstract

In social animal groups, an individual's spatial position is a major determinant of both predation risk and foraging rewards. Additionally, the occupation of positions in the front of moving groups is generally assumed to correlate with the initiation of group movements. However, whether some...

Author(s)
Burns, A. L. J.; Herbert-Read, J. E.; Morrell, L. J.; Ward, A. J. W.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2012, 7, 5, pp e36567
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common and comparative feline features.

In this chapter, the common behavioural characteristics of cats while self-living, travelling, during dispersal, and in social groupings are discussed. Miscellaneous features such as fecundity, littering, growth rate, longevity, sunbathing, hiding, tree climbing, tail action, sprinting, swimming,...

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
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
Abstract

Nursery rearing of rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) alters behaviors but may be necessitated by maternal rejection or death, for research protocols, or for derivation of SPF colonies. The Tulane National Primate Research Center maintains a nursery-reared colony that is free from 9 pathogens as well ...

Author(s)
Bauer, S. A.; Baker, K. C.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Comparative Medicine, 2016, 66, 2, pp 129-136
AbstractFull Text

The purpose of this study was to study the effects of age, sex, and father on behaviour of calves. The study included 40 dairy calves kept in group housing. Maintenance behaviours were conducted at the age of 90, 130 and 170 days. The social behaviour was determined during 1 h feeding on access to...

Author(s)
Šoch, M.; Brouček, J.; Uhrinčat', M.; Raabová, M.; Št'astná, J.; Tančin, V.; Novák, P.; Zajíček, P.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Zootehnie și Biotehnologii, Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, 2011, 44, 2, pp 316-319

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