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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
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Author(s)
Peterson, L. M.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2015, 96, Suppl., pp 13-16
Abstract

The behavioural interactions of sows housed in groups are described in a series of studies. The knowledge of the factors that affect group behaviour is emphasized in order to successfully house sows in groups without negatively affecting health, fertility and welfare.

Author(s)
Krauss, A. V.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, 6, pp 545...548
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A report is given on the findings of a group of 13 experts who convened for a seminar in September 1998 at the Institute for Alpine Agriculture, Gumpenstein in Styria, Austria. The objective of the seminar was to evaluate the most important behavioural domains of 16 different group housing systems...

Author(s)
Putten, G. van
Publisher
KTBL Kuratorium fur Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft, Darmstadt, Germany
Citation
KTBL-Schrift, 1999, No. 382, pp 163-171
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Author(s)
Graf, B.
Citation
Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 1995, 137, 9, pp 423-431
Abstract

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

Seventy-eight sows were combined in groups of 4 or 5 animals, of which 26 were involved more than once; thus 106 events at 23 different dates were available for statistical analysis. The animals were grouped (distributed over 1 yr) in a paved loose housing area of 270 m2 on 2 d for 2 h each; on day ...

Author(s)
Oldigs, B.; Schlichting, M. C.; Ernst, E.
Citation
KTBL-Schrift, 1992, No. 351, pp 109-120
Abstract

Author(s)
Czakó, J.
Citation
Tierzucht, 1985, 39, 10, pp 438-439
Abstract

The behaviour of 200 breeding sows permanently kept in individual pens, 200 X 64 cm, built of metal tubes, on concrete floors without bedding, was observed for a total of 13 hours. During that time chewing movements were noted in 15%, bar biting in 25.5%, and a dog-like sitting posture with closed...

Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.; Schunke, B.
Citation
Wiener Tierarztliche Monatsschrift, 1982, 69, 6/7, pp 200-208
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Author(s)
Sambraus, H. H.
Citation
Du und das Tier, 1981, 11, 4, pp 188-196

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