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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
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Cover for The rabbit as a companion animal.

In this chapter tha authors highlight the important reminders to think about before getting a rabbit as a companion animal. Some of these reminders include: time perspective, allergies, the rabbit's character (behaviour), costs, nutrition, living conditions, the social rabbit, 'babysitting' (care...

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

European female rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) have evolved parsimony in the relationship towards their offspring. Lactating females nurse their litter immediately after parturition, but then leave the nest and will interact with their young only once per day, for a 5-minute nursing episode....

Author(s)
Coureaud, G.; Fortun-Lamothe, L.; Rödel, H. G.; Monclús, R.; Schaal, B.
Publisher
World Rabbit Science Association, Castanet-Tolosan, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th World Rabbit Congress, Verona, Italy, 10-13 June 2008, 2008, pp 1131-1146
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of rabbits and rodents.

Author(s)
Morton, D. B.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996027)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The experiment was conducted with 240 Pannon white growing rabbits of both sexes, which were housed in a closed building with a temperature of 16-17°C using a light regime of 16L/8D. The rabbits were housed in 80 cm high open top pens each having a basic area of 50×170 cm. Depending on the time of...

Author(s)
Jekkel, G.; Milisits, G.; Nagy, I.; Biró-Németh, E.
Publisher
World Rabbit Science Association, Castanet-Tolosan, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th World Rabbit Congress, Verona, Italy, 10-13 June 2008, 2008, pp 1189-1194

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