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Social behaviour in farm animals.

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The book is about social behaviour in farm animals (cattle, pigs, domestic birds, sheep, horses and fish). Part I of the book deals with the concepts of social behaviour, Part II concentrates on species-specific animal behaviour, and part III tackles the contemporary topics in social behaviour.


Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 7) Living in groups: an evolutionary perspective. Author(s): Mendl, M. Held, S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 37) Group life. Author(s): Lindberg, A. C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 59) Parental behaviour. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 83) The evolution and domestication of social behaviour. Author(s): Stricklin, W. R.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 113) The social behaviour of cattle. Author(s): Bouissou, M. F. Boissy, A. Neindre, P. le Veissier, I.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 147) The social behaviour of pigs. Author(s): Gonyou, H. W.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 177) The social behaviour of domestic birds. Author(s): Mench, J. Keeling, L. J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 211) The social behaviour of sheep. Author(s): Fisher, A. Matthews, L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 247) The social behaviour of horses. Author(s): Waran, N. K.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 275) The social behaviour of fish. Author(s): Brännäs, E. Alanärä, A. Magnhagen, C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 307) Breaking social bonds. Author(s): Newberry, R. Swanson, J.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 333) Individual differences and personality. Author(s): Erhard, H. W. Schouten, W. G. P.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 353) People as social actors in the world of farm animals. Author(s): Rushen, J. Passillé, A. M. de Munksgaard, L. Tanida, H.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 373) Social cognition of farm animals. Author(s): Millman, S. T. Duncan, I. J. H.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skara, Sweden.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2001
  • ISBN
  • 9780851993973
  • Record Number
  • 20013051694