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We studied the effects of social rank on the haematologic profile in a herd of 24 female Iberian red deer hinds. Social rank hierarchy was determined and blood samples were taken and analysed. After adjusting for age and body mass, dominance ranking showed a significant negative effect (ie, lower...

Author(s)
Ceacero, F.; Gaspar-López, E.; Landete-Castillejos, T.; Gallego, L.; García, A. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 182, 15, pp 436
Abstract

The pig appeasing pheromone (PAP) applied in spray has shown to be effective in reducing the frequency of aggression and the stress response of young and adult pigs under experimental conditions. This preliminary experiment investigates the effect of the PAP in a slow releasing block on the...

Author(s)
Temple, D.; Barthélémy, H.; Mainau, E.; Cozzi, A.; Amat, M.; Canozzi, M. E.; Pageat, P.; Manteca, X.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Porcine Health Management, 2016, 2, 13, pp (1 June 2016)
Abstract

The identification of effects of invasive species is challenging owing to their multifaceted impacts on native biota. Negative impacts are most often reflected in individual fitness rather than in population dynamics of native species and are less expected in low-biodiversity habitats, such as...

Author(s)
Hernández-Brito, D.; Carrete, M.; Ibáñez, C.; Juste, J.; Tella, J. L.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Royal Society Open Science, 2018, 5, 5, pp 172477
Abstract

Objective: To determine the effect of olfactory stimulation during suckling on the weaned pig's welfare. Materials and methods: Six Control group sows and six treatment (Banana) group sows were used, each with 10 piglets. Treatment consisted of daily topical application of isoamyl acetate (banana...

Author(s)
Fuentes, M.; Otal, J.; Hevia, M. L.; Quiles, A.; Fuentes, F. C.
Publisher
American Association of Swine Veterinarians, Perry, USA
Citation
Journal of Swine Health and Production, 2012, 20, 1, pp 25-33
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A case of generalized anxiety and aggression in a 3-year-old neutered mixed breed dog due to lack of socialization is reported [Spain, date not given]. The behavioural signs presented by the dog, causes of behavioural disorders, diagnosis and therapy are discussed.

Author(s)
Borja Cepeda, A.; Rubio Laguna, L. N.
Publisher
ASIS Veterinaria s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2010, No.122, pp 70, 72, 74
Abstract

In many parts of the world, illegal poisoning of wild predators has increased abruptly in recent decades. Birds of prey and carnivores have been targeted directly or indirectly if these are perceived to impact game species or domestic animals. Non-target species have experienced widespread...

Author(s)
Márquez, C.; Vargas, J. M.; Villafuerte, R.; Fa, J. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Conservation, 2013, 16, 1, pp 118-129
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Miranda-de la Lama, G. C.; Taylor, G.; Vázquez, M. I.; Alierta, S.; Maria, G.
Publisher
Sociedad Española de Ovinotecnia y Caprinotecnia (SEOC), Almeria, Spain
Citation
XXXIII Jornadas Científicas y XII Internacionales de la Sociedad Española de Ovinotecnia y Caprinotecnia (SEOC), Almería, España, 24-27 de septiembre de 2008, 2008, pp 375-380
Abstract

Surplus males in primate captive populations are a common problem for zoos. Some captive breeding programs promote all-male groups as an adequate option to house surplus males, but there have been few attempts to assess the feasibility of this management technique across primate species. The...

Author(s)
Fàbregas, M.; Guillén-Salazar, F.
Publisher
Wiley-Liss, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Zoo Biology, 2007, 26, 1, pp 63-69
Abstract

We used acoustic telemetry to describe the spatial and temporal patterns of habitat use of one of the species most targeted by recreational anglers in the NW Mediterranean, Serranus cabrilla (Linnaeus, 1758). Temporal patterns and fish position were determined using a fixed-receiver array located...

Author(s)
Alós, J.; March, D.; Palmer, M.; Grau, A.; Morales-Nin, B.
Publisher
Inter-Research Science Center, Oldendorf, Germany
Citation
Marine Ecology, Progress Series, 2011, 427, pp 173-186
Abstract

This special issue presents papers discussed at the Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Restoration of Fish Populations, held in Duesseldorf, Germany, last 1-4 September 2009. 37 oral contributions and 19 posters were presented which covered a broad range of basic and applied research...

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Ichthyology, 2011, 27, s3, pp i + 1-100

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