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Cover for Feeding behaviour of rabbits.

This chapter reviews regulation of the intake behaviour according to several factors: age, type of feed and so on. The last part of the chapter is devoted to the feeding behaviour of wild and domestic rabbits in a situation of free choice.

Author(s)
Gidenne, T.; Lebas, F.; Fortun-Lamothe, L.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pet rabbit feeding and nutrition.

In this chapter the guidelines on the feeding management, nutrient requirements, housing, feeding equipments, feeding behaviour, nutrition physiology, and analysis of manufactured feeds intended for rabbit pets are discussed.

Author(s)
Lowe, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adult lifespan: the implications of living for longer.

This chapter provides information on the adult lifespan of butterflies, including diapause, dispersion, feeding time, hibernation, oviposition, food quality and predation.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adult feeding - refuelling strategies.

This chapter provides information on different feeding behaviours of butterflies, including alternative food sources, feeding time, choosing the right flower, and feeding in puddles.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Larval feeding - body building under duress.

This chapter provides a brief examination of behavioural adjustments made to optimise feeding amidst pressures in butterfly species, divided up for convenience into space and time, followed by the capacity of larvae to engineer their environments. A logical starting point is to examine the...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species overview.

In this chapter, a summary of the common name, scientific name, abbreviation, the normal weight range, the typical diet, and habitat, as well as reproductive details of the common raptors were presented. The species are arranged by continent, but it is very common for a species to be present in...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Small exotic mammals.

This chapter discussed the physiology and anatomy of small exotic mammals that is not a dog or cat. This group includes the small animals that are among the most popular children's pets: rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, guineapigs, chinchillas, rabbits and chipmunks.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding and its regulation.

This chapter discussed the effects of climate change, dissolved gases and pH, water currents, turbidity and light levels and contaminants on the feeding patterns and activity of fish such as habitat ranges and migration patterns as well as on tropic food webs and interactions, and ecosystem...

Author(s)
Volkoff, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-test observations.

This chapter presents different examples of animal behavioural studies done in a housed setting, emphasizing the non-test situation and what we can learn from this for use in behavioural tests. Some of the behaviour which were highlighted are locomotion activity (chicks) and feeding behaviour...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable diets and food-based dietary guidelines.

Food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) have been developed by countries around the world as simple policy instruments to promote better diets for individuals and populations. The guidance historically has been based on country-specific, diet-related morbidity and mortality. As the environmental...

Author(s)
Jones, R.; Vogliano, C.; Burlingame, B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter

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