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This book contains 17 chapters that discuss commercial poultry production systems and their main welfare challenges; the effects of hatchery practices on the welfare of poultry; rearing young birds for adaptability; electrical stunning of poultry; gas and low atmospheric pressure stunning; welfare...

Author(s)
Mench, J. A.
Publisher
Woodhead Publishing, Duxford, UK
Citation
Advances in poultry welfare, 2018, pp xix + 385 pp.
Abstract

The rearing period is critical for behavioral and physiological development of poultry species. After undergoing various multiple procedures at the hatchery, chicks and poults are transported; placed in a novel environment with same-age conspecifics; and must learn to eat, drink, and develop...

Author(s)
Widowski, T.; Torrey, S.
Publisher
Woodhead Publishing, Duxford, UK
Citation
Advances in poultry welfare, 2018, pp 49-76
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
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
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Cover for Behaviour of fowl and other domesticated birds.

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

Author(s)
Kolb, E.
Publisher
Gustav Fischer., Jena, DDR,
Citation
Lehrbuch der Physiologie der Haustiere, Teil II., 1980, 4th edition, pp 896-935
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.

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