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Current husbandry and care guidelines for laboratory animals recommend social housing for nonhuman primates and all other social species. However, not all individuals of a social species are compatible, which can lead to psychosocial stress on certain members. Because stress affects immune...

Author(s)
Scott, M. R. van; Reece, S. P.; Olmstead, S.; Wardle, R.; Rosenbaum, M. D.
Publisher
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2013, 52, 2, pp 157-164
Abstract

Forty Danish warmblood colts in two replicates were used to investigate the effect of housing and handling in the rearing period on the reactions to humans. The horses entered the experiment after weaning and were housed either individually (n=16) or in groups of three (n=24). Half of the horses...

Author(s)
Søndergaard, E.; Halekoh, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2003, 84, 4, pp 265-280