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This paper presents guidelines on determining the basic needs of horses and factors to consider in assuring the health and welfare of domesticated as well as free range horses.

Author(s)
Hausberger, M.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire - Équine, 2018, 12, 46, pp 21-24
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm animal behaviour: characteristics for assessment of health and welfare.

The second edition of this book contains 12 chapters that describe the domestication, behaviour, physiology, health, welfare, housing and handling of horses, pigs, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, fowls, turkeys, geese, ducks, deer and ratites.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of horses.

This chapter discusses the time budgets; foraging and feeding behaviour; social behaviour; mating or sexual behaviour; bheaviour at birth; care of offsping, including nursing; offspring development and management; and perception in horses.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In species that move in cohesive groups, animals generally reach decisions through socially distributed processes, and individual knowledge is expected to influence collective decision making. Pooling of information should not be considered a general rule, however, since conflicts of interest may...

Author(s)
Andrieu, J.; Henry, S.; Hausberger, M.; Thierry, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2016, 19, 3, pp 451-458
Abstract

Social learning is said to meet the demands of complex environments in which individuals compete over resources and cooperate to share resources. Horses (Equus caballus) were thought to lack social learning skills because they feed on homogenously distributed resources with few reasons for...

Author(s)
Krueger, K.; Farmer, K.; Heinze, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2014, 17, 3, pp 645-655
Abstract

This paper discusses the legal guidelines set for the protection and welfare of animals based on veterinary perspective. Highlights focused on the response of animals to stress as well as human (farm laborers) activity as well as on how the workers would react (give comfort)or tolerate deviations...

Author(s)
Grammer, H.
Publisher
Lehr- und Forschungszentrum für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Bautagung Raumberg-Gumpenstein 2011 gemäss Fortbildungsplan des Bundes. Neue Herausforderungen und Strategien in der Rinder- und Schweinehaltung, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 18-19 May 2011, 2011, pp 23-24
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of horses.

The origin, history of domestication, genetics and behaviours of horses are described.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The behaviour of a group of 13 horses kept in open loose-box housing in summer and winter was observed and compared with that of 16 horses kept in paddocks in semi-natural conditions between May and October, in order to determine whether the behavioural strategies of horses in the paddocks employed ...

Author(s)
Konrad, S.; Wille, I.; Fürschuss, N.
Publisher
Freiland Verband, Wien, Austria
Citation
Auf dem Weg zu einer tiergerechten Haltung, Wissenschaftliche Tagung 23-25 September 2004 an der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Vienna, Austria, 2004, pp 108-111
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of horses.

Author(s)
McDonnell, S. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996027)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

In domestic ungulates social grouping strongly influences grazing behaviour. This review focuses on how social relationships within a group influence individual strategies for dietary choices, exploitation of feeding sites and spatial distribution in habitat. This topic is discussed on the basis of ...

Author(s)
Dumont, B.; Boissy, A.
Citation
Productions Animales, 1999, 12, 1, pp 3-10

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