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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

Sensory perception in horses is very complex due to expression of stimuli and reactions. Sharpening of the senses is an evolutionary adaptation which provided for the ancestors of horses quickness of reactions necessary for their survival. Understanding sensory perception of the horse is essential...

Author(s)
Tomić, M.; Ramljak, J.; Ivanković, A.
Publisher
Hrvatsko Agronomsko Društvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Stočarstvo, 2012, 66, 4, pp 303-316
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
Abstract

This book contains chapters that discuss the social, sexual and maternal behaviour and welfare of domestic animals and fishes.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
Publisher
Editora Manole Ltda, Barueri, Brazil
Citation
Comportamento e bem-estar de animais domésticos, 2010, Ed.4, pp xi + 438 pp.
Abstract

This review is a compilation of data from several studies that focused on the analysis of sexual behavior of donkeys. This review addresses aspects of sexual behavior of male and female including data obtained in evaluations under field and controlled breeding management systems as during extensive ...

Author(s)
Henry, M.; Lago, L. A.; Mendonça, L. F.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 2009, 33, 4, pp 223-230
Abstract

Aspects related to social organization and its effects on the reproductive behavior of domestic stallions breeding under free range management systems have not been studied. This study was carried out with the following objectives: to identify the social units established between Brazilian Pony...

Author(s)
Tarouco, A. K.; Freitas, C. C.; Neves, A. P.; Gregory, R. M.; Mattos, R. C.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Reprodução Animal, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Animal Reproduction (Belo Horizonte), 2009, 6, 4, pp 535-545
AbstractFull Text

Behavior of three herds on specific, marshy terrains of Biebrza National Park were studied during July and August 2008. Observations of herds behavior have been carried out in three periods of the day. The following behavioral patterns were studied: ingestive behavior, resting behavior, eliminative ...

Author(s)
Łojek, J.; Burzyńska, K.; Laskowski, M.
Publisher
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Animal Science, 2009, No.46, pp 269-279
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

Previous research on the Assateague horses found that high-ranking females had more surviving offspring than low-ranking females. Variance in reproductive success may be the result of a variety of proximate processes that affect sexual behavior such as mate choice and mate competition. A study was...

Author(s)
Powell, D. M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Ethology, 2008, 26, 1, pp 137-144
Abstract

Among horse owners "mare-ishness" is easily recognized, if poorly defined, as generally awkward or recalcitrant behavior. In common with other mammals, however, horses do show a range of female-specific behavior patterns concerned particularly with sexual and maternal functions but also...

Author(s)
Curry, M. R.; Eady, P. E.; Mills, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2007, 2, 5, pp 149-157

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