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These proceedings presents papers submitted at the 44th yearly seminar (NJF-Seminar no. 450 Fur Animal Meeting) at Nova Park Conference in Knivsta, Sweden, last 1-3 November 2011 . There were 55 participants from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland and the Netherlands. There were no key note...

International Fur Animal Scientific Association, Tjele, Denmark
Scientifur, 2011, 35, 3/4, pp 63-75

The primary focus of this thesis was to examine how various aspects of the social and physical environment affect behaviour and social preferences in farmed silver fox vixens. Traditionally, adult farmed foxes are housed singly in wire mesh cages furnished with a resting platform, activity objects...

Akre, A. K.
Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Oslo, Norway
The role of social and physical environments on behaviour in silver fox (Vulpes vulpes) vixens and female mice (57/BL/6J), 2010, pp 93 pp.

244 silver foxes were tested for their reaction to a human and were subjected to an open field test at 30 and/or 49 days of age and were ranked for social dominance at 120-150 days; 80 ♀♀ and 40 ♂♂ were also tested for competition capacity at 5-7 months. For ♀♀, competition capacity score was...

Bakken, M.
Norwegian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 1992, Suppl. 9, pp 520-528

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