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The frequency of some behaviours of growing rabbits was studied in pens keeping the animals either on wire net or combined (half of the floor wire net, half of the floor straw litter) floor at different stocking densities. The combined floor could be favourable by increasing the frequency of the...

Author(s)
Jekkel, G.; Milisits, G.
Publisher
Edizioni Avenue Media, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Italian Journal of Animal Science, 2009, 8, Supplement 3, pp 202-204
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