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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Animal husbandry.

A brief overview on the origin and domestication of the pig is given in this chapter. The different pig breeds, their origins and characteristics are presented. Handling and restraint, housing, health planning, waste management, welfare monitoring, feeding, notifiable diseases and abnormal...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Husbandry of table duckling.

This chapter describes the growth and development of Pekin ducks raised for meat production, including feathering, and the effects of high or low temperature, space and lighting on feed intake, growth and behaviour. The sources of variation, the reduction of these variations and improvement of...

Author(s)
Cherry, P.; Morris, T. R.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990545)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spacing behaviour.

This chapter describes the spacing behaviour in terms of home range, territory, individual spacing, space requirements and overcrowding in dogs, cats, cattle, horses, sheep, pigs, poultry and fishes.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932879)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modelling the effects of environmental stressors on the performance of growing pigs: from individuals to populations.

A simulation model that predicts the performance of a population of growing pigs when raised under given dietary, physical and social environmental conditions has been constructed. The aim was to investigate through the model the impact of between-animal variation on the response of a population to ...

Author(s)
Wellock, I. J.; Emmans, G. C.; Kyriazakis, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effects of social stressors on the performance of growing pigs.

This chapter describes the quantification of the effects of social stressors on the performance of growing pigs. It is shown how these relationships, including variation between genotypes in their ability to cope (AB), can be incorporated into a more general pig growth model. The consequences of...

Author(s)
Wellock, I. J.; Emmans, G. C.; Kyriazakis, I.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930707)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social space for laying hens.

Author(s)
Cooper, J. J.; Albentosa, M. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998138)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cannibalism.

Author(s)
Newberry, R. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998138)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of space.

Since food, water and shelter for confined animals are normally provided, spatial requirements are dictated primarily to avoid crowding and the need for perceptual and locomotor experience or exercise. The purpose of this chapter is to show how confined animals use space, how a lack of space can...

Author(s)
Price, E. O.
ISBN
2002 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851995977)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The social behaviour of cattle.

Author(s)
Bouissou, M. F.; Boissy, A.; Neindre, P. le; Veissier, I.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993973)
Type
Book chapter

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