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Data were obtained during a 10-yr. experiment from behavioural tests and from measurements from birth to 1 yr. of age on dogs of 5 breeds and from Basenji x Cocker Spaniel crossbreds. Breed differences were important in most of the variables studied but individual and substrain variation was always ...

Author(s)
SCOTT, J. P.; FULLER, J. L.
Publisher
Montreal,
Citation
Proceedings. 10th int. Congr. Genet., 1958, 2, pp 257-258
Abstract

Data were recorded on 514 Large White, Berkshire, Tamworth and crossbred piglings in 60 litters of 39 sows. There was a significant regression of position of teat sucked on birth weight (-0.44)Thus the larger piglings were more successful in obtaining the anterior teats. 17.5% of piglings sucked...

Author(s)
WYETH, G. S. F.; McBRIDE, G.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 245-247
Abstract

Aspects of social behaviour in hill sheep that have a bearing both on their management and on experimental studies are discussed. It has been found that each sheep has a well-defined group of patches of different types of vegetation over which it moves in a fairly regular daily fashion. The size of ...

Author(s)
HUNTER, R. F.
Publisher
Lond.,
Citation
Advanc. Sci., 1964, 21, pp 169-173