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This paper discusses the legal guidelines set for the protection and welfare of animals based on veterinary perspective. Highlights focused on the response of animals to stress as well as human (farm laborers) activity as well as on how the workers would react (give comfort)or tolerate deviations...

Author(s)
Grammer, H.
Publisher
Lehr- und Forschungszentrum für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Bautagung Raumberg-Gumpenstein 2011 gemäss Fortbildungsplan des Bundes. Neue Herausforderungen und Strategien in der Rinder- und Schweinehaltung, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 18-19 May 2011, 2011, pp 23-24
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The importance of animal personality on various aspects of group living, including collective movements, social information use and negative frequency dependent performance, is studied using the highly gregarious barnacle goose as study species. The results of 8 experiments show that animal...

Author(s)
Kurvers, R. H. J. M.
Publisher
Wageningen Universiteit (Wageningen University), Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Personality in a group living species: social information, collective movements and social decision-making, 2011, pp 132 pp.
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Author(s)
Mikheev, V. N.; Pasternak, A. F.
Publisher
MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica Publishing, Moscow, Russia
Citation
Doklady, Biological Sciences, 2010, 432, 1/6, pp 230-232
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Two social groups of rats (monogamous and polyandrous) were studied in a sixteen-week long experiment to evaluate their effects on reproductive and behavioral responses in the Wistar strain of rats. Thirty albino Wistar rats (20 males 10 females) with an average initial weight of 60.22±4.8 g were...

Author(s)
Aro, S. O.; Adejumo, D. O.
Publisher
FACT Limited, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (JAPS), 2010, 6, 2, pp 637-644
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Social interactions among pigs raised in the same pen affect their individual performance. The genetic consequences on welfare of selection for pigs having a beneficial effect on the growth rate of penmates were estimated. Firstly, a positive correlation between direct and associative effects for...

Author(s)
Canario, L.; Rydhmer, L.; Roehe, R.; Lundeheim, N.; Lawrence, A.; Knol, E.; Bergsma, R.; Turner, S.
Publisher
Institut du Porc, Paris, France
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 2010, 42, pp 155-160
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In many facilities, primates are voluntarily transferred between different enclosures on a daily basis to facilitate animal husbandry and exhibit maintenance. This procedure is particularly relevant in the management of great apes living in zoos, where the requirements of functional management must ...

Author(s)
Ross, S. R.; Wagner, K. E.; Schapiro, S. J.; Hau, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2010, 72, 11, pp 951-959
Abstract

Shoaling behaviour confers fitness benefits that depend on individual fish making specific choices of shoalmates. Some of these choices have been shown to be influenced by experience, raising questions as to whether all shoaling choices depend on experience. Here we show that juveniles of three...

Author(s)
Dougherty, S.; Ledesma, J.; Bauer, K.; McRobert, S. P.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
Behaviour, 2010, 147, 12, pp 1567-1576
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In order to understand and analyze cultural factors that affect the tenure of howler monkeys (Alouatta seniculus) as pets and the impacts of this practice on individual in captivity, was analyzed ten cases of howler monkeys that were confiscated and sent to the rehabilitation and reintroduction...

Author(s)
Gómez Ruiz, C.
Publisher
Universidad CES, Facultad Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Medellín, Colombia
Citation
Revista CES Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, 2010, 5, 1, pp 46-54
Abstract

Gregarious animals living in permanent social groups experience intra-group competition. Conflicts over resources can escalate into costly aggression and, in some conditions, non-dispersive forms of conflict resolution may be favoured. Post-conflict friendly reunions, hence reconciliation, have...

Author(s)
Cozzi, A.; Sighieri, C.; Gazzano, A.; Nicol, C. J.; Baragli, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2010, 85, 2, pp 185-190
Abstract

Social factors involved in the control of impulsiveness were examined in domestic chicks. In binary choices between a large/long-delay option (LL) and a small/short-delay alternative (SS), chicks that had been competitively trained in groups of three individuals showed fewer choices of LL than did...

Author(s)
Amita, H.; Kawamori, A.; Matsushima, T.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Biology Letters, 2010, 6, 2, pp 183-186

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