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Sexual dimorphism in body size, aggression, and dispersal patterns may affect the degree to which males and females perceive aggression from either sex as stressful. Whereas male macaques typically disperse to new groups at maturity, thus encountering many unfamiliar individuals of both sexes,...

Author(s)
Linden, J. B.; McCowan, B.; Capitanio, J. P.; Isbell, L. A.
Publisher
Springer-Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Primates, 2019, 60, 1, pp 51-62
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

There are some predictable patterns of trauma in captive rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) social groups. Several factors have been documented to contribute to these patterns, including group formation of unrelated animals, and the establishment of dominance ranks. Here, we report on how socially...

Author(s)
Stavisky, R. C.; Ramsey, J. K.; Meeker, T.; Stovall, M.; Crane, M. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2018, 80, 3, pp e22742
Abstract

Previous studies of nonhuman primates have found relationships between health and individual differences in personality, behavior, and social status. However, despite knowing these factors are intercorrelated, many studies focus only on a single measure, for example, rank. Consequently, it is...

Author(s)
Robinson, L. M.; Coleman, K.; Capitanio, J. P.; Gottlieb, D. H.; Handel, I. G.; Adams, M. J.; Leach, M. C.; Waran, N. K.; Weiss, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2018, 80, 2, pp e22739
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Author(s)
O'Keeffe, L.; Rice, M.; Hemsworth, P. H.
Publisher
Australian Pig Science Association (Inc), Werribee, Australia
Citation
Manipulating pig production XIII. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Biennial Conference of the Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 27-30 November, 2011, 2011, pp 101
Abstract

This article discusses the prevention of aggression of dogs towards its owner, other members of the family and other people linked to relational disorder or hierarchical instability in its environment. The role of the veterinarian in providing dog owners with information on canine behaviour,...

Author(s)
Gaultier, E.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Canine - Féline, 2010, No.46, pp 19-23
Abstract

One hundred and twenty-eight pigs were reared in barren or enriched environments from birth to slaughter at 21 weeks of age. Pigs remained as litter-mate groups until 8 weeks of age when they were mixed into groups of eight animals. These groups were balanced for gender and weight and contained two ...

Author(s)
O'Connell, N. E.; Beattie, V. E.; Moss, B. W.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2004, 13, 4, pp 425-431
Abstract

Due to farmed foxes' (Vulpes vulpes) social flexibility and possible motivation for intraspecific contact, group housing may act as an alternative housing procedure. Because initial social contact between silver foxes usually involves agonistic displays as a part of foxes' social dominance...

Author(s)
Hovland, A. L.; Akre, A. K.; Bakken, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2010, 126, 3/4, pp 154-162

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