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Precision breeding is a major research topic in animal productions. With a significant economic feed cost, numerous studies finely describe the feeding behavior and feed intake of poultry in conditions close to those of production farms. A single place electronic feeder (SEF) is available to...

Author(s)
Cobo, E.; Lagüe, M.; Cornuez, A.; Bernadet, M. D.; Martin, X.; Heirman, T.; Bompa, J. F.; Laperruque, F.; Ricard, E.; Gilbert, H.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
Citation
12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 747-751
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of domesticated birds: chickens, turkeys and ducks.

This chapter discusses social behaviour; foraging, feeding and drinking; body maintenance; diurnal rhythm; sexual behaviour; egg-laying, incubation and behaviour at hatching; care of offspring and offspring development of chickens, turkeys and ducks.

Author(s)
Mench, J. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic duck (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anas platyrhynchos</i>) and Muscovy duck (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cairina moschata</i>).

This chapter describes the history of duck domestication, the physiological aspects of normal and abnormal behaviour and their health and welfare implications.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Previous research has shown that red light conditions may improve growth and decrease aggressive behaviors in chickens and turkeys; however, more recent studies suggest that blue-green light may improve production of broilers over red light. To date, no research has been conducted to examine...

Author(s)
Campbell, C. L.; Colton, S.; Haas, R.; Rice, M.; Porter, A.; Schenk, A.; Meelker, A.; Fraley, S. M.; Fraley, G. S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2015, 94, 8, pp 1751-1757
Abstract

In recent years, much attention has been given to the welfare of commercial Pekin ducks. Management systems in the European Union have been the focus of most of these studies, with less research being done on raising ducks commercially in the United States. We set out to characterize commercial...

Author(s)
Rice, M.; Meelker, A.; Fraley, S. M.; Fraley, G. S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Applied Poultry Research, 2014, 23, 4, pp 735-741
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ducks: domestic ducks (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anas platyrhynchos</i>) and Muscovy ducks (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cairina moschata</i>).

This chapter covers mallard and Muscovy duck domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of fowl and other domesticated birds.

The origin, history of domestication, breeding, behaviour and welfare of chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry species are described.

Author(s)
Mench, J. A.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book chapter
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

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