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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
Abstract

This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal welfare, 2018, Ed. 3, pp xii + 407 pp.
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Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book
Abstract

Disease is one of the single largest issues facing food animal agriculture today. Risk factors for various diseases in cattle, swine and chickens include aspects of both the physical and social environment. In this paper we review literature linking the social environment to illness in farm...

Author(s)
Proudfoot, K. L.; Weary, D. M.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 138, 3/4, pp 203-215
Abstract

Harmful social behaviours are prevalent in commercial farming environments and their reduction through economically feasible husbandry changes is challenging. Selective breeding may offer a complementary approach to reduce the expression of these traits. This article explores the progress made in...

Author(s)
Turner, S. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 134, 1/2, pp 1-9
Abstract

Social interactions between individuals, such as co-operation and competition, are key factors in evolution by natural selection. As a consequence, evolutionary biologists have developed extensive theories to understand the consequences of social interactions for response to natural selection....

Author(s)
Rodenburg, T. B.; Bijma, P.; Ellen, E. D.; Bergsma, R.; Vries, S. de; Bolhuis, J. E.; Kemp, B.; Arendonk, J. A. M. van
Publisher
Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), Wheathampstead, UK
Citation
Animal Welfare, 2010, 19, Supplement, pp 77-82
Abstract

Living in groups with conspecifics can increase an animal's fitness in the wild. A social environment may also be imposed by commercial farming industries. One important measure of competition and group dynamics is the level of aggressive interaction. This can also influence the level of damage or...

Author(s)
Patullo, B. W.; Baird, H. P.; Macmillan, D. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2009, 120, 3/4, pp 231-237
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Cover for Social behaviour in farm animals.

The book is about social behaviour in farm animals (cattle, pigs, domestic birds, sheep, horses and fish). Part I of the book deals with the concepts of social behaviour, Part II concentrates on species-specific animal behaviour, and part III tackles the contemporary topics in social behaviour.

Author(s)
Keeling, L. J.; Gonyou, H. W.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993974)
Type
Book
Abstract

20 papers are presented, on many aspects of welfare and production, including transport, group housing, social behaviour and aggression.

Author(s)
Buchenauer, D.; Putten, G. van; Sambraus, H. H.; Zeeb, K.
Publisher
KTBL Kuratorium fur Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft, Darmstadt, Germany
Citation
KTBL-Schrift, 1998, No. 380, pp 0-186 pp.
Abstract

This conference was organized by the International Society for Applied Ethology, the European Association for Animal Production and Humboldt University. It was attended by 240 scientists from 24 countries, and there were 155 contributions (6 invited lectures, 43 short oral presentations, 1 round...

Publisher
Humboldt Universität, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Proceedings of the International Congress on Applied Ethology Berlin 1993: 3rd joint meeting., 1993, pp 630 pp.

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