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Cover for Abnormal behaviour 1: stereotypes.

The physiopathology and clinical signs of stereotypic behaviour in animals are described.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Abnormal behaviour 2: self-directed and environment-directed.

This chapter describes behaviours that are directed towards some part of the animal's own anatomy or some inanimate feature of the animal's surroundings.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Abnormal behaviour 5: anomalous reactivity.

This chapter describes the different types of very low or very high levels of activity and responsiveness in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics and other technologies for increasing the productivity of cattle, sheep and pigs: welfare implications.

This chapter discusses the problems with lameness and poor leg conformation; difficulty maintaining body condition in breeding females; behaviour problems associated with genetic selection that may be detrimental to animal welfare; loss of disease resistance; heart and circulatory problems; and...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fear and other negative emotions.

Concern for animal welfare stems from the recognition that animals are sentient beings capable of experiencing negative emotions like fear, pain and frustration. Fear is a major emotion determining how animals perceive and respond to their social and physical environment. We tackle three main...

Author(s)
Boissy, A.; Dwyer, C. M.; Jones, R. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Frustration and boredom in impoverished environments.

Captivity often restricts animals' abilities to perform natural behaviour and explore novel stimuli. Here, we review how this constraint affects psychological welfare by preventing the meeting of motivations. One means by which this happens is through frustrating specific motivations pertaining to...

Author(s)
Mason, G. J.; Burn, C. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How to choose a test.

In this chapter the author discussed pointers to consider in selecting the most appropriate behavioural test in animal, among these tips is to answer the question why do we have to use behavioural tests at all? and what is the purpose of putting an animal in a situation that will always be somewhat ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Solving equine behaviour problems: an equitation science approach.

This book contains 4 illustrated chapters that discuss the concept of equitation science, which involves the evaluation of the behaviour and welfare of horses during handling, training and riding. It will be of use to students, horse owners and caregivers about the methods of equitation science and ...

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A guide to equitation science.

This introductory chapter describes the concept of equitation science, which involves the assessment of welfare while training horses. The evolution of horses is briefly discussed, followed by the effects of housing, conditioning and learning and stereotypy.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ridden work.

This chapter introduces the concept of the shoeless maintenance of horse hooves and the most common findings involving the behaviour and welfare of horses during riding conditions, based on case studies.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter

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