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Cover for Rabbit behaviour, health and care.

This 225-paged book is devoted to behaviour, health and care of rabbits. It has twelve chapters which discuss the origins and development of rabbits, the rabbit as a companion animal, behaviour, learning and communication, social rabbits, from snout to tail, rabbit nutrition, neutering, cleanliness ...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book
Abstract

Three housing systems for fattening rabbits were compared using a stocking density of 15 rabbits m-2. The rabbits were housed in large pens (3.67 m2, 50 rabbits), small pens (0.66 m2, 10 rabbits) or in conventional standard cages (0.39 m2, 6 rabbits) from 31 to 72 days of age. Rabbits housed in...

Author(s)
Postollec, G.; Boilletot, E.; Maurice, R.; Michel, V.
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2006, 15, 2, pp 105-111
Abstract

Publisher
Association Francaise de Cuniculture, Lempdes, France
Citation
World Rabbit Science, 2005, 13, 2, pp 133-140
AbstractFull Text

During recent years the analysis of the rabbits' welfare has received increasing attention. Many scientific investigations have been carried out on the effects of alternative housing systems on productive performance, meat quality and welfare of rabbits. Intensive rabbit breeding normally involves...

Author(s)
Zucca, D.; Heinzl, E.; Luzi, F.; Cardile, H.; Ricci, C.; Verga, M.
Publisher
World Rabbit Science Association, Castanet-Tolosan, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th World Rabbit Congress, Verona, Italy, 10-13 June 2008, 2008, pp 1281-1286

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