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The aim of the study was to investigate maternal characteristics, such as behaviour towards piglets and humans, nest-building as well as lying down behaviour of sows and to determine their influence on biological performance data. Repeatability of behaviour across multiple litters and relationships ...

Author(s)
Minihuber, U.; Hagmüller, W.; Gallnböck, M.; Riffert, V.
Publisher
Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Züchtungskunde, 2019, 91, 2, pp 85-101
Abstract

Author(s)
Grauvogl, A.
Citation
Tierzuchter, 1983, 35, 5, pp 184-186
Abstract

The suggestion by Grauvogl (1978) that the increased playing behaviour of piglets removed from the sows and kept in cages is a sign of their well-being is contested; it may on the contrary be interpreted as conflict behaviour.

Author(s)
Putten, G. van
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1978, 85, 12, pp 462-464