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Large White and Berkshire pigs were observed from 8 to 16 weeks of age in pens of 6 to 10 pigs. Large Whites were more aggressive than Berkshires. Social rank was positively correlated with initial weight. Initial weight and social rank both influenced growth; the relative effect of rank compared...

Author(s)
Mcbride, G.; Wyeth, G. S. F.; Hodgens, N. W.
Citation
Animal Prod., 1964, 6, pp 249-252
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