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Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 31, 10, pp 2-3
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This article describes the senses, behaviour and physical activity of mice.

Author(s)
Kikusui, T.
Publisher
Buneido Publishing Company Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Japan, 2018, 71, 4, pp 304-305
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Author(s)
Allister, R.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2015, 176, 17, pp 431-432
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Background: Play, particularly pretend play, has a cognitive basis and has been linked to the language and social ability. Objectives: The goal of this study was to examine face and content validity, inter-rater, intra-rater and test-retest reliability of the Persian translation of the...

Author(s)
Golchin, M. D.; Mirzakhani, N.; Stagnitti, K.; Golchin, M. D.; Rezaei, M.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Pediatrics, 2017, 27, 1, pp e7053
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The importance of nutrient provisions and weaning methods for calves has been well established over the past few years, while as increasing interest has focused on contribution of animal behavior and their overall performance in production regimes. The present study investigated the effects of...

Author(s)
Dong LiFeng; Xu XianCha; Zhang NaiFeng; Tu Yan; Diao QiYu
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2017, 16, 6, pp 1375-1382
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The efficacy of apitoxin (bee venom; BV) in ameliorating propionic acid (PPA)-induced neurobehavioral impacts was studied. Sixty rat pups were enrolled in a split litter design to six groups: a control group, a PPA-treated group, a BV-treated group, a BV/PPA protective group, a PPA/BV therapeutic...

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Daghestani, M. H.; Selim, M. E.; Abd-Elhakim, Y. M.; Said, E. N.; El-Hameed, N. E. A.; Khalil, S. R.; El-Tawil, O. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Citation
Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, 2017, 93, pp 48-56
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Space allowance and resource dispersion is recognised as an important factor affecting the welfare of elephants in captivity. In the present pilot study, we investigated distances kept among individuals in an artificially created semi-captive mixed-sex group of African elephants, when individuals...

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Stagni, E.; Normando, S.; Mori, B. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2017, 113, pp 122-129
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Learning by observing others is especially beneficial for young and naïve individuals. The relationship to the social partner is thus important. While peers are often used as demonstrators to test for social learning abilities in a species, thereby studying horizontal transmission of information,...

Author(s)
Veit, A.; Wondrak, M.; Huber, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2017, 132, pp 49-59
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Understanding how animals experience stress in a laboratory environment is crucial for improving their welfare. Increasing numbers of fish are being used in scientific studies and further research is required to ensure appropriate conditions are used to promote good conduct and correct housing as...

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White, L. J.; Thomson, J. S.; Pounder, K. C.; Coleman, R. C.; Sneddon, L. U.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 2017, 132, pp 189-199
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High Tryptophan (Trp) supplementation has been shown to reduce deleterious behaviour in laying hens, however this effect is not established in other species. Moreover, Trp may be used by bacteria for the synthesis of indolic compounds that have negative consequence on host behaviour, and we...

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Yİldİrİm, A.; Kraïmi, N.; Constantin, P.; Mercerand, F.; Leterrier, C.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
Citation
12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 655-659

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