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Cover for Describing, recording and measuring behaviour.

This chapter discusses some general principles of behaviour organization, along with recording and measuring behaviour in domestic animals. The levels of description of behaviour; behaviour measures during veterinary examination; design of experiments and observation procedures; marking of animals...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General social behaviour.

Most domestic animal species live socially when wild and the individuals actively associate with one another when they can do so in domesticated conditions. The social living and social behaviour associated with this are generally beneficial to individuals and promote their survival. A great...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basic activities.

This chapter describes the physiological and behavioural aspects of eating, drinking, defaecation and urination, social behaviour; physical activity; grooming and resting in cats.

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Association and reproduction.

The behaviour of cats towards humans and other animals and mating and other reproductive behaviours are described.

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common and comparative feline features.

In this chapter, the common behavioural characteristics of cats while self-living, travelling, during dispersal, and in social groupings are discussed. Miscellaneous features such as fecundity, littering, growth rate, longevity, sunbathing, hiding, tree climbing, tail action, sprinting, swimming,...

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Abnormal behaviour and training.

A review on the common behavioural problems in cats such as separation anxiety, fearfulness, entrapment, aggression, aversion reaction, the Jekyll and Hyde reaction, indoor spraying, the dysphoric excretory syndrome, displacement activities, wool sucking, cannibalism, and possessive blocking...

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This book contains chapters that discuss the social, sexual and maternal behaviour and welfare of domestic animals and fishes.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
Publisher
Editora Manole Ltda, Barueri, Brazil
Citation
Comportamento e bem-estar de animais domésticos, 2010, Ed.4, pp xi + 438 pp.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolution and optimality.

This chapter discusses the evolution of mechanisms that control the animal behaviour. The variation in behaviour, heritability and selection; principles of optimality and efficiency; evolution of social behaviour; and effect of domestication of animals on its adaptive behaviour are presented.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General social behaviour.

This chapter discusses the aspects of social behaviour in cats, dogs, cattle, sheep, horses, pigs and poultry, including group behaviour, dominance and competition.

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

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