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Cover for Cat flaps.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Friend or foe.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Effects of age and treatment.

In this chapter, examples of tests employed to investigate behavioural effects of ageing, development and experience in animals are discussed.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Other test considerations.

In this chapter, the author discusses a variety of issues to consider; things to remember before, during and after testing and pitfalls to avoid regarding behavioural testing. The objective is to highlight certain matters that are important to keep in mind, independent of the complexity of the...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling the horse.

This chapter describes the most common physical restraint techniques used in horse training and their effects on behaviour and welfare.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Groundwork and foundation training.

This chapter describes the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of round pens in horse training.

Author(s)
Scofield, R. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244878)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The study of animal behaviour and its applications.

This chapter provides a brief overview of the historical background and of the various fields into which ethology has branched over the decades. The field that is of most interest in this book is the application of ethology in the study of animals utilized by man.

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to animal personality.

This chapter discusses the definition of animal personality; terms used to describe animal personality; assays used and methodological considerations; personality of animals; and consequences of animal personality in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Løvlie, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Innateness and learning in olfactory behaviour and odour perception.

The ability of animals to learn, interpret and respond to different odours are described.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391599)
Type
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