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Cover for Tests to characterize the animal.

This chapter presents various behavioural tests to help determine the different characteristics expressed by an individual animal, such as optimism, anxiety, fearfulness, boldness and dominance.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social conditions.

In this chapter, we describe how the constrained structure of managed social groups may lead to the occurrence of animal welfare problems and discuss potential solutions. Solving socially induced welfare problems is particularly challenging because it is usually more difficult to predict how...

Author(s)
Galindo, F.; Newberry, R. C.; Mendl, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Keynote Presentation: A multimodal approach to resolving tension between cats in the same household: a practical approach.

Author(s)
Heath, S. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of behaviour in cattle.

This chapter details several aspects of cattle behaviour where genetic factors have been investigated. These include temperament, social behaviour, feeding behaviour and mating behaviour. Focus is given on the substantial developments related to genetic improvement of cattle in terms of their...

Author(s)
Wiener, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social behaviour.

This chapter describes the social behaviour and interactions of cats, including sexual behaviour, maternal behaviour, behavioural differences between sexes, social dominance, aggression and territoriality.

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 Agonistic behavior.

This chapter discusses the adaptive significance, expression and stimulus control of aggressive behaviours in animals. The different factors affecting the threshold of aggressive behaviour, such as genetics, experience, context, physiological influences, familiarity and mixing of individuals,...

Author(s)
Price, E. O.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Social organization.

This chapter discusses the concept, types, benefits, influencing factors, advantages and management of two forms of social behaviour in animals, social dominance and territoriality.

Author(s)
Price, E. O.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial factors.

This chapter describes the space use and requirements and construction of suitable environments and housing for horses.

Author(s)
Fraser, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936280)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Male sexual behavior.

This chapter covers the physiological, sensory, evolutionary, genetic and environmental influences that affect male sexual behaviour. The measurement and maintenance of libido are also discussed, along with other topics related to the sexual behaviours of male animals, such as social dominance and...

Author(s)
Price, E. O.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933982)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for General social behaviour.

This chapter discusses the aspects of social behaviour in cats, dogs, cattle, sheep, horses, pigs and poultry, including group behaviour, dominance and competition.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter

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