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Cover for Social rabbits.

This chapter discusses the social behaviour of rabbits and presents some of the factors that can affect the behaviour of rabbits and methods to prepare and manage social (alone or grouped with othe animals) as well as sexual behavioural problems. A bried discussion on the natural behaviour and...

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

The introduced feral cat (Felis catus) is a widespread generalist with flexible social behaviour and an apex predator without major interspecific competitors in insular ecosystems that evolved in the absence of predators. Mechanistic definitions consider an animal's home range to be the spatial...

Author(s)
Recio, M. R.; Seddon, P. J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2013, 67, 12, pp 1971-1981
CABI Book Info
Cover for Domestic animal behaviour and welfare.

This book contains chapters on the behaviour and welfare of domestic animals, including dogs, cats, rabbits, furbearing animals, fishes, turkeys, ducks, geese and other livestock. The 36 chapters are divided into 6 main sections that discuss concepts and methods of measuring behaviour, organization ...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book
Abstract

Of the 19 rabbits that survived infection with myxomatosis 15 were descendants of the original dominant doe. They formed four separate social groups.
During the period May-December 1959, 89 litters (368 kittens) were produced by the population, which at the onset of the breeding season included...

Author(s)
Mykytowycz, R.
Citation
C.S.I.R.O. Wildlife Research, 1961, 6, pp 142-155
Abstract

II. The 67 survivors from the first breeding season, including 36 does, formed eight groups, each with its own dominance-hierarchy, and group territory. Dominant does bred more successfully than others, and their kittens had higher survival rate. Pasture deterioration appeared to be the most...

Author(s)
Mykytowycz, R.
Citation
C.S.I.R.O. Wildlife Research, 1960, 5, pp 1-20
Abstract

I. This paper continues the study of a colony [V.B. 19, 1629] during the first breeding season (June to December 1957). The dominant doe littered at regular monthly intervals, and others less frequently. The survival rate (56%), and growth rate of kittens of the dominant doe were higher than of...

Author(s)
Mykytowycz, R.
Citation
C.S.I.R.O. Wildlife Research, 1959, 4, pp 1-13

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