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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
CABI Book Info
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
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
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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 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 Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of fowl and other domesticated birds.

Author(s)
Keeling, L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996027)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

BUDDY, P., and LEHRMAN, D. S. The role of prolactin in maintaining incubation behaviour in the ring dove: 368.
EISENBERG, J. F. The reproductive behaviour of kangaroo rats and pocket mice: 368.
HINDE, R. A., and STEEL, E. A. Brood patch development and the integration of reproductive behaviour in...

Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie, 1963, 20, pp 368-373
Abstract

The results of various experiments on imprinting by the author and his associates are reviewed. The test animals consisted mainly of mallard ducklings and domestic chicks, but the im-printability of several other species of birds and of 2 mammals (sheep and guineapig) was also investigated. In the...

Author(s)
HESS, E. H.
Publisher
American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA
Citation
Science (Washington), 1959, 130, pp 133-141
Abstract

The first edition of this book, despite a number of faults, became a standard work of reference and filled an important niche in the behaviourist's library [seeA.B.Â., 31, No. 803]. In this second edition, although the format has hardly changed and the over-all length has increased only slightly, a ...

Author(s)
HAFEZ, E. S. E.
Publisher
Baltimore, Md: Williams & Wilkins Co. London: Baillière, Tindall & Cassell Ltd.,
Citation
The behaviour of domestic animals., 1969, 2nd edn, pp xii + 647 pp.
Abstract

Abbott, U. K. Gene, genotype and environment: 1368. Abplanalp, H., Leu, R. E., and Johnson, E. A. Second year performance in the 11th California Random Sample Egg Laying Test following artificial moulting: 1368. Abplanalp, H., and Marrou, L. F. Genotype-environment interactions in field tests of...

Citation
Poultry Science, 1961, 40, pp 1368-1474

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