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Author(s)
Nijland, M.
Publisher
Uitgeverij Libre B.V., Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Citation
Dier en Arts, 2012, 27, 10, pp 320-323
Abstract

The aim of this review is to discuss the effects of selection method and early-life history on the behavioural development of laying hens. Especially in larger groups, laying hens often develop damaging behaviours, such as feather pecking and cannibalism, leading to impaired animal welfare. We...

Author(s)
Rodenburg, T. B.; Komen, H.; Ellen, E. D.; Uitdehaag, K. A.; Arendonk, J. A. M. van
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2008, 110, 3/4, pp 217-228
Abstract

This special issue includes review papers as well as research papers dealing with many aspects of early weaning. The first five review papers include descriptions of theories and mechanisms behind social attachment and separation, progress of natural weaning process, responses to early weaning and...

Author(s)
Dybkjær, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2008, 110, 1/2, pp 1-215
Abstract

The aim of this review is to discuss the impact of group size on damaging behaviours, aggression, fear and stress in farm animals and to identify housing- and management options that can help to reduce problems caused by suboptimal group sizes. Increasing group size was found to increase the risk...

Author(s)
Rodenburg, T. B.; Koene, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 3/4, pp 205-214
Abstract

The social behaviour of pigs is reviewed, with reference to utilization of space, communication, cohesion and dispersal, and inter- and intra-group interactions. Disturbances to normal behaviour as a result of industrial farming practices during pregnancy, farrowing and among juveniles, including...

Author(s)
Candotti, P.; Nodari, S. R.
Publisher
Società Italiana di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini, Parma, Italy
Citation
Atti della Societa Italianà di Patologia ed Allevamento dei Suini 2003 XXIX Meeting Annuale, Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy, 2003, pp 133-158
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Author(s)
Nimon, A. J.; Broom, D. M.
Citation
Animal Welfare, 1999, 8, 3, pp 205-228
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Author(s)
Houpt, K. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Horse breeding and management., 1992, pp 63-83
Abstract

The genetics of feeding, sexual, social, stress-related and abnormal behaviour in pigs is reviewed.

Author(s)
McGlone, J. J.; Désaultés, C.; Mormède, P.; Heup, M.
Publisher
CAB INTERNATIONAL, Wallingford, UK
Citation
The genetics of the pig., 1998, pp 295-311
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Author(s)
Blackshaw, J. K.; Blackshaw, A. W.; McGlone, J. J.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1997, 54, 2/3, pp 97-108
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Author(s)
Ulbrich, R.
Citation
International Journal for the Study of Animal Problems, 1981, 2, 5, pp 261-268

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