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The event of giving birth is an essential part of animal production. In dairy cattle production, there are substantial economical and welfare-related challenges arising around the time of parturition, and hence increased focus on efficient management of the calving cow. Drawing on the research...

Rørvang, M. V.; Nielsen, B. L.; Herskin, M. S.; Jensen, M. B.
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, March, pp 45

Several issues associated with the use and interpretation of feeding behaviour measures are highlighted using examples from the literature on rats, cows and pigs. The inter-relatedness of 6 feeding behaviour variables is illustrated. Different meal patterns adopted to achieve similar intakes are...

Nielsen, B. L.
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1999, 63, 1, pp 79-91