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Many horse owners tend to group horses according to gender, in an attempt to reduce aggressive interactions and the risk of injuries. The aim of our experiment was to test the effects of such gender separation on injuries, social interactions and individual distance in domestic horses. A total of...

Jørgensen, G. H. M.; Borsheim, L.; Mejdell, C. M.; Søndergaard, E.; Bøe, K. E.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 120, 1/2, pp 94-99
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Background: Dairy goats are commonly housed at a space allowance of 0.7-0.8 m2/goat in commercial Norwegian goat herds, which is very low compared to regulations and recommendations in other European countries. One easy and cheap way to increase space allowance is to allow the animals' access to...

Bøe, K. E.; Ehrlenbruch, R.; Andersen, I. L.
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2012, 54, 68, pp (22 November 2012)