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Guilloux, A.; Berger, F.; Bellanger, D.; Cossée, B.; Meunier-Salaün, M. C.
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Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 1998, 30, pp 189-194
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Orgeur, P.; Chéreau, E.; Lévy, F.; Nowak, R.; Panthou, K.; Schaal, B.; Venturi, E.
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Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 1998, 30, pp 383-388
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Signoret, J. P.; Levy, F.; Nowak, R.; Orgeur, P.; Schaal, B.
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 1997, 28, 181, pp 1045-1052
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The role of olfaction in social, sexual and maternal behaviour in livestock, particularly sheep and pigs, is reviewed.

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Signoret, J. P.; Lévy, F.; Nowark, R.; Orgeur, P.; Schaal, B.
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Productions Animales, 1997, 10, 5, pp 339-348
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Regular gentle handling of animals, and contact with people, to reduce stress is of great importance. Painful experiences may be remembered for many months. Fattening pigs may be provided with hanging rubber hose 'toys' to improve weight gains. A suitable lay-out for handling animals, based on a...

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Grandin, T.
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Recueil de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1988, 164, 10, pp 813-821
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1. In 2 trials pigs penned in groups ranging from 3 to 12 were observed. In each pen the trough space was 1 m. Feed was usually pelleted, for 2 groups it was a wet mash. Pigs were fed twice or 3 times a day with amounts based on liveweight. Actual fighting and blows exchanged during feeding were...

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DANTZER, R.
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Ann. Rech. vet., 1970, 1, pp 107-116
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2. In 2 similar trials the pigs were either regrouped among pens or the whole group was moved to another pen. This increased aggressiveness and affected time spent at the trough, so that gain in weight also was affected. Rank in the hierarchy was related more to previous rank than to weight at the...

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DANTZER, R.
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Ann. Rech. vet., 1970, 1, pp 117-127
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The relationship between weight gain, time at the trough and rank in the social hierarchy was studied. Aggression does not influence the length of feeding time among animals of the same group. Rank depends mainly on an animal's sex and weight; castrated heavy males are usually at the top. Weight...

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Dantzer, R.
Citation
Ann. Rech. vet., 1970, 1, pp 107-116

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