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Current husbandry and care guidelines for laboratory animals recommend social housing for nonhuman primates and all other social species. However, not all individuals of a social species are compatible, which can lead to psychosocial stress on certain members. Because stress affects immune...

Scott, M. R. van; Reece, S. P.; Olmstead, S.; Wardle, R.; Rosenbaum, M. D.
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Memphis, USA
Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, 2013, 52, 2, pp 157-164

Disease is one of the single largest issues facing food animal agriculture today. Risk factors for various diseases in cattle, swine and chickens include aspects of both the physical and social environment. In this paper we review literature linking the social environment to illness in farm...

Proudfoot, K. L.; Weary, D. M.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2012, 138, 3/4, pp 203-215

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