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Cover for Digestive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the digestive tract, the process of digestion and some gastrointestinal/digestive diseases in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal well-being and behavioral needs on the farm.

Many scientists agree that health and productivity are not the only factors for determining whether or not an animal has good welfare. There is increasing emphasis on assessing the emotional or affective state of the animal. Jaak Panksepp, a neuroscientist, has identified the core emotional system, ...

Author(s)
Edwards-Callaway, L. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Body care.

Care of the body, through skin hygiene, evacuation and actions that regulate body temperature, is important for survival. The acts of body care such as scratching, shaking and licking are usually brief, but these acts are numerous and their total occurrences, per day, constitute a significant...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour and sensory perception.

In this chapter, behaviour is narrowly defined as neuromuscularly controlled movement of the nematode body or its parts that result in: (i) travel or rotation of the nematode through space (locomotion); (ii) events of physiological or developmental importance (hatching, feeding, copulation, egg...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.; Curtis, R. H. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641515)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Undesired behaviour in the domestic cat.

This chapter examines behaviours that cat owners may find problematic or undesirable, including the incidence of cats with such behaviour problems, the classification of undesirable behaviour, risk factors, learning and reinforcement.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J. W. S.; Casey, R. A.; Brown, S. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basic activities.

This chapter describes the physiological and behavioural aspects of eating, drinking, defaecation and urination, social behaviour; physical activity; grooming and resting in cats.

Author(s)
Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939267)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ratites: ostrich (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Struthio camelus</i>), Rhea or Nandu (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhea americana</i>) and Emu (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dromaius novaehollandiae</i>).

This chapter covers ratite (ostrich, rhea and emu) domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting ...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ducks: domestic ducks (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anas platyrhynchos</i>) and Muscovy ducks (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cairina moschata</i>).

This chapter covers mallard and Muscovy duck domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Geese (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anser anser</i> f. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">domesticus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anser cygnoides</i> f. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">domesticus</i>).

This chapter covers goose domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting behaviour patterns,...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Goats (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Capra hircus</i>).

This chapter covers goat domestication, changes in the animals, their environment and management, behaviour, health and welfare. Focus is given on the innate or learned behaviour, different types of social behaviour, behaviour in case of danger or peril, active and resting behaviour patterns,...

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937706)
Type
Book chapter

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