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Cover for Behaviour and physiology.

This chapter dicusses the central regulation of behaviour; emotion and consciousness; decision making, reward system and neurotransmission; control of circadian rhythms; sleep; regulation of food intake and eating; hormonal control of feeding behaviour; feeding and decision-making; reproductive and ...

Author(s)
Valros, A.; Hänninen, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of domesticated birds: chickens, turkeys and ducks.

This chapter discusses social behaviour; foraging, feeding and drinking; body maintenance; diurnal rhythm; sexual behaviour; egg-laying, incubation and behaviour at hatching; care of offspring and offspring development of chickens, turkeys and ducks.

Author(s)
Mench, J. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
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Cover for Behaviour of horses.

This chapter discusses the time budgets; foraging and feeding behaviour; social behaviour; mating or sexual behaviour; bheaviour at birth; care of offsping, including nursing; offspring development and management; and perception in horses.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of cattle.

This chapter discusses the origins (domestication and breeds); social behaviour; foraging and feeding behaviour; diurnal rhythm (housing system and feed delivery and weather and access to shade); mating and sexual behaviour; parturition; care of offspring including nursing; and offspring...

Author(s)
Tucker, C. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of sheep and goats.

This chapter discusses the origin, history of domestication and breed development, and use and economic importance; social behaviour (following and synchronous behaviour, agonistic behaviour, and social recognition); foraging and feeding behaviour (digestive physiology and rumination, browsing and...

Author(s)
Dwyer, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of pigs.

This chapter discusses the origin; social behaviour; perception and communication; cognition, emotions and personalities; foraging and feeding behaviour; coping with the environment; mating behaviour; periparturient behaviour; behaviour during lactation; and behavioural development in piglets and...

Author(s)
Špinka, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of dogs.

This chapter discusses the origin and domestication; social behaviour; foraging and feeding behaviour; communication (vision, olfaction, and audition); biological rhythms; sexual behaviour; behaviour at birth and parenteral care; development of behaviour; and cognition in dogs.

Author(s)
Wells, D. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of foxes and mink kept for fur production.

This chapter discusses the general biology; origin and domestication; social behaviour; sexual behaviour, reproduction and nursing; diurnal rhythms, activity patterns, and foraging behaviour; management and welfare; adaption and domestication of foxes and mink for fur production.

Author(s)
Hovland, A. L.; Ahola, L.; Malmkvist, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of laboratory mice and rats.

This chapter discusses general biology; origin and domestication history; diurnal rhythm, sleep and grooming behaviour; general activity, foraging and feeding behaviour; social organization and social behaviour; mate choice, mating behaviour, and parenteral care; housing and welfare of laboratory...

Author(s)
Würbel, H.; Burn, C.; Latham, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behaviour of pigs.

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996028)
Type
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