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The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text, modular texts.

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This book contains 16 chapters that are divided into 2 main parts. The first part discusses the study and applications of animal behaviour; the genetic and physiological aspects of behaviour; the evolution of behaviour; the effects of domestication on animal behaviour; motivation and organization of behaviour; learning and cognition; social and reproductive behaviour; abnormal behaviour, stress an...


Chapter 10 (Page no: 137)

Behaviour of horses.

The origin, history of domestication, genetics and behaviours of horses are described.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Part I: Basic elements of animal behaviour. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 10) Behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication. Author(s): Jensen, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 25) Behaviour and physiology. Author(s): Valros, A. Hänninen, L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 38) Motivation and the organization of behaviour. Author(s): Mason, G. Bateson, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 57) Learning and cognition. Author(s): Mendl, M. Nicol, C. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 73) Social and reproductive behaviour. Author(s): Weary, D. M. Fraser, D.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 85) Abnormal behaviour, stress and welfare. Author(s): Keeling, L. Jensen, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 102) Human-animal relations. Author(s): Waiblinger, S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 121) Behaviour of fowl and other domesticated birds. Author(s): Mench, J. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 151) Behaviour of cattle. Author(s): Tucker, C. B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 161) The behaviour of sheep and goats. Author(s): Dwyer, C.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 177) Behaviour of pigs. Author(s): Špinka, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 192) Behaviour of dogs. Author(s): Wells, D. L.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 204) Behaviour of cats. Author(s): Bradshaw, J.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 217) The behaviour of laboratory mice and rats. Author(s): Würbel, H. Burn, C. Latham, N.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Dept of Biological Sciences, University of Lincoln, Riseholme Park, Lincoln LN2 2LG, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2009
  • ISBN
  • 9781845935368
  • Record Number
  • 20093172227