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One potential indication of decreased welfare in pigs is a greater prevalence of disease as a result of compromised immunity in 'stressed' animals. Various studies have endeavoured to assess the effects of stress on pigs. Stressors included social interactions from crowding or mixing pigs, ambient...

Author(s)
Kick, A. R.; Tompkins, M. B.; Almond, G. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 018, pp 1-17
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

Author(s)
Mattiello, S.
Publisher
Edagricole, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Obiettivi e Documenti Veterinari, 2001, 22, 6, pp 15-18
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
Abstract

Author(s)
Lagreca, L.; Marotta, E.
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria (Buenos Aires), 1999, 80, 3, pp 255-260
Abstract

Author(s)
Giles, L. R.; Kilgour, R. J.
Citation
Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition in Australia, 1999, 12, pp 187-192
Abstract

Several issues associated with the use and interpretation of feeding behaviour measures are highlighted using examples from the literature on rats, cows and pigs. The inter-relatedness of 6 feeding behaviour variables is illustrated. Different meal patterns adopted to achieve similar intakes are...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1999, 63, 1, pp 79-91
Abstract

Author(s)
Mendl, M.
Citation
Pig Journal, 1995, 34, pp 9-20
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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