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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 Rabbit (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oryctolagus cuniculus</i>).

This chapter describes the history of rabbit domestication, the physiological aspects of normal and abnormal behaviour and their health and welfare implications.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbits (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oryctolagus cuniculus</i>).

This chapter covers rabbit domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting behaviour patterns,...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The purpose of this experiment was to describe early behavioural responses to illness in rabbits and their relation with physiological changes to improve early detection of infection by Taenia pisiformis in rabbits. Twenty adult female New Zealand rabbits were randomly allocated to 2 groups to...

Author(s)
Betancourt-Alonso, M. A.; Orihuela, A.; Aguirre, V.; Vázquez, R.; Flores-Pérez, I.
Publisher
Universidad de Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Citation
World Rabbit Science, 2011, 19, 1, pp 21-30
Abstract

A philosophic rabbit, if there were one, might meditate on the vicissitudes of his race, and compare with the present those days, some six or seven hundred years ago, when he was so highly esteemed that a man caught poaching him in a warren incurred the penalty of death, and how in 14th century...

Author(s)
THOMPSON, H. V.; WORDEN, A. N.
Publisher
London : Collins,
Citation
The rabbit., 1956, pp xii + 240 pp.

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