Cookies on Animal Science Database

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Animal Science Database

Supporting your research in animal production, welfare and health

 Sign up to receive our Veterinary & Animal Sciences eNewsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

Results per page:

Search results

Abstract

The pig appeasing pheromone (PAP) applied in spray has shown to be effective in reducing the frequency of aggression and the stress response of young and adult pigs under experimental conditions. This preliminary experiment investigates the effect of the PAP in a slow releasing block on the...

Author(s)
Temple, D.; Barthélémy, H.; Mainau, E.; Cozzi, A.; Amat, M.; Canozzi, M. E.; Pageat, P.; Manteca, X.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Porcine Health Management, 2016, 2, 13, pp (1 June 2016)
Abstract

Author(s)
Beek, V. ter
Publisher
Reed Business, Doetinchem, Netherlands
Citation
Pig Progress, 2013, 29, 6, pp 13-15
Abstract

The aim of this review is to discuss the impact of group size on damaging behaviours, aggression, fear and stress in farm animals and to identify housing- and management options that can help to reduce problems caused by suboptimal group sizes. Increasing group size was found to increase the risk...

Author(s)
Rodenburg, T. B.; Koene, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2007, 103, 3/4, pp 205-214
Abstract

Early weaning of piglets is a common practice in the pig industry. However, this type of management can be related to behavioural and welfare problems. Environmental enrichment can be a useful tool to diminish some of these problems; nevertheless, there is no information about the effect of...

Author(s)
Rodarte Covarrubias, L. F.; Trujillo Ortega, M. E.; Doporto Díaz, J. M.; Galindo Maldonado, F. A.
Publisher
Revista Veterinaria-Mexico, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Veterinaria México, 2005, 36, 4, pp 375-380
Abstract

Author(s)
Orgeur, P.; Chéreau, E.; Lévy, F.; Nowak, R.; Panthou, K.; Schaal, B.; Venturi, E.
Citation
Journées de la Recherche Porcine en France, 1998, 30, pp 383-388
Abstract

Crossbred growing pigs, with an average initial weight of 29.9 kg, were housed in groups of 15 in 10 experimental pens (5 shapes × 2 sizes) to assess the importance of pen shape in the perception of space quality. Pen sizes provided 0.396 and 0.356 m2 per pig. In Experiment 1, 4 replications, each...

Author(s)
Wiegand, R. M.; Gonyou, H. W.; Curtis, S. E.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1994, 39, 1, pp 49-61
Abstract

Author(s)
Petherick, J. C.; Blackshaw, J. K.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1986, 7, 1, pp 33-38
Abstract

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
Citation
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 1983, 9, 1, pp 1-23
Abstract

The behaviour of 200 breeding sows permanently kept in individual pens, 200 X 64 cm, built of metal tubes, on concrete floors without bedding, was observed for a total of 13 hours. During that time chewing movements were noted in 15%, bar biting in 25.5%, and a dog-like sitting posture with closed...

Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.; Schunke, B.
Citation
Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift, 1982, 69, 6/7, pp 200-208

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Language
Organisms
Subject Topics