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This third edition of "Animal Welfare" has 407 pages and is divided into five parts. Part I, Issues, introduces the background and philosophy of the subject. Part II covers problems for animal welfare, starting in chapter 3 with the animal's interactions with its environment. The following four...

Author(s)
Appleby, M. C.; Olsson, I. A. S.; Galindo, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal welfare, 2018, Ed. 3, pp xii + 407 pp.
Abstract

A study was made to determine the effect on prelaying behaviour of fowls when they encounter hens of different social status while approaching the nest site. Adult laying fowls were observed for aggressive behaviour and each bird was assigned a social rank index. 12 birds with ranks 3-6 were then...

Author(s)
Freire, R.; Appleby, M. C.; Hughes, B. O.
Citation
Animal Behaviour, 1997, 54, 2, pp 313-319
Abstract

Groups of laying hens, were placed in covered boxes with a feeder inside the box, 1 m outside the box, or 2 feeders, 1 inside and 1 out. The time taken for hens to emerge from the box was recorded. Hens emerged earlier when the feeder was outside rather than inside the box. Social rank within the...

Author(s)
Grigor, P. N.; Hughes, B. O.; Appleby, M. C.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1995, 45, 1-2, pp 97-108
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Author(s)
Jenner, T. D.; Appleby, M. C.
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 1991, 31, 3-4, pp 292-293