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The detection of pig growth and monitoring of abnormal behaviors are key steps in pig breeding management. Using conventional methods to obtain information on growth and abnormal behavior causes stress to pigs, directly affects the number of live pigs for market, and decreases the quality of the...

Author(s)
Yuan FeiYan; Zhang Hang; Liu TongHai
Publisher
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, USA
Citation
Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 2020, 36, 3, pp 357-373
Abstract

Abnormal behaviors in captive animals are generally defined as behaviors that are atypical for the species and are often considered to be indicators of poor welfare. Although some abnormal behaviors have been empirically linked to conditions related to elevated stress and compromised welfare in...

Author(s)
Jacobson, S. L.; Ross, S. R.; Bloomsmith, M. A.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2016, 4, 2225, pp e2225
Abstract

Although most abnormal behaviors, including all stereotypies, indicate poor welfare, some that occur in rare situations are functional and do not indicate a negative situation. There is a wide range of abnormal behaviors that occur in conditions where the animal's needs are not met, and these can...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2019, 29, pp 1-3
Abstract

The welfare of dogs and cats depends largely on their behavior, and abnormal behaviors mostly result in endangerment from frequent and inappropriate punishment, abandonment by the owner, or even euthanasia. Urban life, stress, inadequate physical and mental stimuli, and a life often in disharmony...

Author(s)
Foglar, A.; Gracner, D.; Pavičić; Dovč, A.; Gračner, G. G.
Publisher
Hrvatska Veterinarska Komora, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Hrvatski Veterinarski Vjesnik, 2019, 27, 3/4, pp 52-62
Abstract

Abnormal behavior occurs in a number of captive nonhuman primate species and is often used as an indicator of welfare. However, reported levels of abnormal behavior often vary across species, making general welfare judgments difficult. The purpose of this study was to assess differences in levels...

Author(s)
Lutz, C. K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 2018, 199, pp 52-58
Abstract

Inclusion of fiber in gestation diets is a method for enhancing satiety and reducing abnormal behaviors in restricted feeding sows without providing excess energy. The purpose of this study was to use an in vitro-in vivo method to appraise the effects of two available unconventional dietary fiber...

Author(s)
Huang ShuangBo; Wei JianFu; Yu HaoYuan; Hao XiangYu; Zuo JianJun; Tan ChengQuan; Deng JinPing
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 1, pp 141
Abstract

Zoos are evidencing a shift in great ape diets to cultivated fruit-free to achieve a more wild-type nutritional composition (lower sugar, higher fibre). This study aimed to ascertain great ape keeper knowledge and opinions on the removal of cultivated fruit from great ape diets, to investigate...

Author(s)
Hammerton, R.; Hunt, K. A.; Riley, L. M.
Publisher
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA), Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Aquarium Research, 2019, 7, 4, pp 170-178
Abstract

From October to November 2017, a community enrichment test including environmental enrichment, cognitive enrichment and food enrichment was conducted on three Cacatua galerita and two white Cacatuidae in Shanghai Zoo. Through the use of natural materials in the city to make enrichment of goods, the ...

Author(s)
Wang JingJing
Publisher
Journal of Economic Animal, Changchun City, China
Citation
Journal of Economic Animal, 2019, 23, 4, pp 215-218, 222
Abstract

Twenty-eight bulls weighing 227 ± 6.8 (SD) kg were randomly assigned to four concentrate levels (1-1.5 kg [low level of concentrate {LC}], 1.5-2 kg [medium level of concentrate], 2-2.5 kg [high level of concentrate {HC}], and 2.5-3 kg [highest level of concentrate {H+C}]) and fed corn stover silage ...

Author(s)
Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rahman; Xia ChuanQi; Ji LinBao; Cao BingHai; Su HuaWei
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, 2019, 33, pp 46-53
Abstract

An animal's welfare depends on an individual's capacity to adapt to the environment in which it lives. This adaptation is directly associated with the quality of the environment and to the possibility of expressing natural behaviours. Horses kept in stables often display a range of abnormal...

Author(s)
Schork, I. G.; Azevedo, C. S. de; Young, R. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 9, pp e0202750

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