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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 Deer: fallow deer (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dama dama</i>) and red deer (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cervus elaphus</i>).

This chapter describes the history of red and fallow deer 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
Abstract

This study investigated the movement interactions between sheep and red deer. Positional data from GPS collars fitted to 5 Scottish blackface sheep and 4 red deer that were grazed for a year in a stock-proof fenced plot of one km2 located in a moorland area in the North East of Scotland were used....

Author(s)
Perez-Barberia, J.; Hooper, R. J.
Publisher
British Deer Society, Fordingbridge, UK
Citation
Deer, Journal of the British Deer Society, 2013, 16, 7, pp 10-12
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Deer: fallow deer (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dama dama</i>) and red deer (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cervus elaphus</i>).

This chapter covers fallow and red deer 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...

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

The spacing behaviour of red deer in southwest Spain was studied in a fenced estate in which both animal and land management were intensive. Deer density, but mainly stag density, was maintained at artificially high levels on the estate. Land management practices, like terracing and scrub...

Author(s)
Lazo, A.; Soriguer, R. C.; Fandos, P.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1994, 40, 1, pp 55-65
AbstractFull Text

We tested hypotheses concerning evolution of sociality in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) by examining effects of resources and risk of predation on group size of these large herbivores. Groups of deer were largest during rut and smallest at parturition. Likewise, habitat had a profound effect on...

Author(s)
Bowyer, R. T.; McCullough, D. R.; Belovsky, G. E.
Publisher
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada
Citation
Alces, 2001, 37, 2, pp 371-402

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