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The question of whether attributes of the combs of laying hens have any consistent relationship with dominance behaviour has yet to be answered unequivocally. This study sought to address this by investigating whether a relationship existed between the competitive ability of hens within stable...

Author(s)
O'Connor, E. A.; Saunders, J. E.; Grist, H.; McLeman, M. A.; Wathes, C. M.; Abeyesinghe, S. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2011, 135, 4, pp 293-299
Abstract

Social relationships in domestic fowl are commonly assumed to rely on social recognition and its pre-requisite, discrimination of group-mates. If this is true, then the unnatural physical and social environments in which commercial laying hens are typically housed, when compared with those in which ...

Author(s)
Abeyesinghe, S. M.; McLeman, M. A.; Owen, R. C.; McMahon, C. E.; Wathes, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Behavioural Processes, 2009, 81, 1, pp 1-13