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Blood plasma profiles of equine sex steroids are useful in diagnose and for different scientific purposes. The aim of this study was to monitor oestradiol, testosterone and androstenedione blood plasma profiles in foals of age between 6 and 18 months, in order to establish the reference levels for...

Author(s)
Górecka-Bruzda, A.; Suwała, M.; Kamińska, B.; Jaworski, Z.; Jezierski, T.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Animal Breeding, Jastrzebiec, Poland
Citation
Animal Science Papers and Reports, 2015, 33, 2, pp 137-146
Abstract

Dispersal patterns can have vital consequences for the transfer of genes in a population, thus shaping its genetic make-up and structure. Genetic relationships between individuals can, in turn, affect their social behaviour and the emergent social organization of the population. Using combination...

Author(s)
Podgórski, T.; Scandura, M.; Jędrzejewska, B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Zoology, 2014, 294, 3, pp 190-197
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The aim of this study was to recognize features determining social hierarchy in Wrzosówka Polska ewes kept indoors as well as to investigate their resting place and companionship preferences. Observations (156 hours in total) were carried out in a group of 22 ewes. The social rank of sheep was...

Author(s)
Górecki, M. T.; Dziwińska, N.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2014, 14, 2, pp 365-375
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Extensive grazing of horses is conducted in many regions of the Northern hemisphere in order to maintain plant communities with high nature values as well as enabling the recovery of breeds of wild horses. The aim of these studies was to examine the influence of changes in the vegetative season,...

Author(s)
Chodkiewicz, A.; Stypiński, P.
Publisher
IBERS, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK
Citation
EGF at 50: The future of European grasslands. Proceedings of the 25th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Aberystwyth, Wales, 7-11 September 2014, 2014, pp 364-366
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The aim of this study is behavioral research of a group of ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta) kept in zoological garden, with social behavior and domination aspect. The group of lemurs counted eight individual. The behavioral observations were continuous in nature and consisted in making a time...

Author(s)
Budny, A.; Kupczyński, R.; Korczyński, M.
Publisher
Wydawnictwo Universytetu Przyrodniczego we Wrocławiu, Wrocław, Poland
Citation
Zeszyty Naukowe Uniwersytetu Przyrodniczego we Wrocławiu - Biologia i Hodowla Zwierząt, 2013, 69, 597, pp 9-19
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Man's connection with the dog has lasted thousands of years. Over that period, humans have influenced the physical characteristics and behavior of Canis familiaris through the process of artificial selection. The role of the domestic dog, however, has been changing along with human civilization,...

Author(s)
Karpiński, M.; Mazurkiewicz, T.; Drozd, L.; Goleman, M.; Czyżowski, P.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2013, 69, 7, pp 411-414
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The aim of the study was the analysis of the relationship between test results for puppies and adult dogs in mothers and their progeny. In total, 161 German Shepherd puppies, registered in the Polish Kennel Club, aged from 6 weeks to 9 weeks, were examined. 103 of them were examined again at the...

Author(s)
Goleman, M.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2010, 66, 12, pp 843-846
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Behavior of three herds on specific, marshy terrains of Biebrza National Park were studied during July and August 2008. Observations of herds behavior have been carried out in three periods of the day. The following behavioral patterns were studied: ingestive behavior, resting behavior, eliminative ...

Author(s)
Łojek, J.; Burzyńska, K.; Laskowski, M.
Publisher
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Animal Science, 2009, No.46, pp 269-279
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The aim of the study was to elaborate and verify a social test for adult dogs, taking into account training and maintenance. In total, 157 dogs (male and female) aged from 1 to 4 years were studied. All dogs came from breeds registered in the Polish Kennel Club. Two groups were selected: (1)...

Author(s)
Goleman, M.
Publisher
Polskiego Towarzystwa Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2009, 65, 9, pp 642-645
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Keeping two groups of macropodid marsupials in adjacent enclosures at Warsaw ZOO created an opportunity to compare their behavior. Red kangaroo (Macropus rufus) and red-necked wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus) are two species common in zoological gardens which in the wild are crepuscular and...

Author(s)
Kaleta, T.; Chudzik, P.
Publisher
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Animal Science, 2008, No.45, pp 53-58

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