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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 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 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
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Cover for How to motivate farmers to implement biosecurity measures.

This chapter describes the motivation and barriers regarding the adoption of biosecurity measures based on the perception of farmers.

Author(s)
Collineau, L.; Stärk, K. D. C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Domestication to dolly and beyond: a brief history of animal modification.

This chapter discusses the brief history of modification; varieties of modification; domestication; modification of behaviour and phenotypes; non-therapeutic modification; modification by technology; therapeutic modification; and cloning (nuclear transfer) and genetic modification of pets and...

Author(s)
Gardiner, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the concept and evolution of animal welfare attitudes and regulations.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Precision livestock farming: the future of livestock welfare monitoring and management?

This chapter describes the current capacities and future prospects of precision livestock farming by considering technology that has evolved from conceptual ideas in research laboratories into systems that are operational in commercial farms both now and into the future.

Author(s)
Norton, T.; Berckmans, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal experience of domestication.

This chapter discusses how societal demands can affect the domestication process and how this affects domestic animals compared with their wild counterparts. The different conceptions of domestication, domestication from a modern ethological point of view will, the animals' perception of humans and ...

Author(s)
Boivin, X.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter

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