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Many studies have been carried out into both motor and sensory laterality of horses in agonistic and stressful situations. Here we examine sensory laterality in affiliative interactions within four groups of domestic horses and ponies (N=31), living in stable social groups, housed at a single...

Author(s)
Farmer, K.; Krüger, K.; Byrne, R. W.; Marr, I.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Animal Cognition, 2018, 21, 5, pp 631-637
Abstract

Since the number of new world camelids in Austria is continuously increasing, appropriate guidelines and requirements for animal husbandry are necessary. Llamas and alpacas are very adaptive and have only low requirements concerning the construction of accommodation and holding devices. Sufficient...

Author(s)
Reichmann, M.
Publisher
Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning-Donnersbachtal, Austria
Citation
Bautagung Raumberg-Gumpstein 2017: Tierhaltungsnews aus Forschung und Praxis. 16-17 Mai 2017, 2017, pp 45-48
Abstract

The aim of the study was to investigate maternal characteristics, such as behaviour towards piglets and humans, nest-building as well as lying down behaviour of sows and to determine their influence on biological performance data. Repeatability of behaviour across multiple litters and relationships ...

Author(s)
Minihuber, U.; Hagmüller, W.; Gallnböck, M.; Riffert, V.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2019, 91, 2, pp 85-101
Abstract

The legal basis for cattle farming in Austria is laid down in the Federal Animal Protection Act and the 1st Animal Welfare Ordinance. These include minimum requirements for soil conditions, mobility and social contact, stable climate, drinking and feeding, animal care and interventions. The basis...

Author(s)
Ofner-Schröck, E.
Publisher
Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning-Donnersbachtal, Austria
Citation
24. Wintertagung: Von Milchseen zur Butterknappheit. Was Kommt als Nächstes? 1-2 Februar 2018, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 2018, pp 15-16
Abstract

Human and nonhuman animals show personality: temporal and contextual consistency in behavior patterns that vary among individuals. In contrast to most other species, personality of chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, has mainly been studied with non-behavioral methods. We examined boldness, exploration...

Author(s)
Massen, J. J. M.; Antonides, A.; Arnold, A. M. K.; Bionda, T.; Koski, S. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
American Journal of Primatology, 2013, 75, 9, pp 947-958
Abstract

Individual reproductive success largely depends on the ability to optimize behaviour, immune function and the physiological stress response. We have investigated correlations between behaviour, faecal steroid metabolites, immune parameters, parasite excretion patterns and reproductive output in a...

Author(s)
Frigerio, D.; Cibulski, L.; Ludwig, S. C.; Campderrich, I.; Kotrschal, K.; Wascher, C. A. F.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Journal of Ornithology, 2016, 157, 3, pp 839-851
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The research were run in December 2006 and aim to establish the livestock welfare level in an Ilfov county farm of laying hens reared in intensive system on litter. During the study there were assessed two shelters divided in two compartments each, where are housed parent flocks of Hybro PG+...

Author(s)
Furnaris, F.; Mitranescu, E.; Tudor, L.; Ilie, L.; Togan, C.; Staicu, E.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2007, 40, pp 379-383
Abstract

This study examined the effects of different training methods on social behavior, empathy, and aggression (open and relational) in children (third-graders) at several intervals. There were three experimental conditions: "Social training without dogs," "Social training with dogs," and "Dog...

Author(s)
Tissen, I.; Hergovich, A.; Spiel, C.
Publisher
Berg Publisher , Oxford, UK
Citation
Anthrozoös, 2007, 20, 4, pp 365-373
Abstract

Using heart rate (HR) measurements we investigated whether potential calming effects of social licking were evident for both active (performers) and passive (receivers) licking partners. A HR decline was assumed to indicate relaxation and thus the experience of positive emotions. Effects of the...

Author(s)
Laister, S.; Stockinger, B.; Regner, A. M.; Zenger, K.; Knierim, U.; Winckler, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 130, 3/4, pp 81-90
Abstract

Introduction: With growing concerns about farm animal welfare (e.g. by consumers; WILDNER, 1998), knowledge about the actual situation with regard to animal welfare on farms is important. Valid assessment of animal welfare requires the use of animal-based parameters, while environmental parameters...

Author(s)
Rouha-Mülleder, C.; Palme, R.; Waiblinger, S.
Publisher
BWK Public Relations - Brigitte Weber-Kraus, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2010, 97, 9/10, pp 231-241

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