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Cover for Feeding behavior of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rumina decollata</i> (Gastropoda) raises questions about its efficacy as a biocontrol agent of the pestiferous brown garden snail, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cornu aspersum</i> (Gastropoda).

Author(s)
Mc donnell, R. J.; Santangelo, R.; Paine, T.; Hoddle, M. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Do different types of food provoke different levels of enjoyment in dogs?

Author(s)
Péron, F.; Roguès, J.; Gilbert, C.; Mehinagic, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maintaining aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geigeria ornativa</i> (Vermeerbos) in sheep by means of continuous exposure to an aversive mixture presented in a self-feeder.

Studies were conducted to investigate whether continuous exposure to an aversive mixture, presented in a self-feeder in the field, would accomplish persistent intake of the aversive mixture and thereby sustain aversion of sheep to Geigeria ornativa. Fifteen 2-year-old Dorper wethers averted to G....

Author(s)
Snyman, L. D.; Schultz, R. A.; Theunissen, A.; Mosia, K.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioned flavor aversion and location avoidance in hamsters from toxic extract of tall larkspur (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Delphinium barbeyi</i>).

Studies were conducted to address conditioned flavour aversion (CFA) and place avoidance learning in hamsters given injections of alkaloid extracts from tall larkspur (Delphinium barbeyi), determine if larkspur had reinforcing or negative properties sufficient to cause place avoidance or preference ...

Author(s)
Pfister, J. A.; Cheney, C. D.; Gardner, D. R.; Panter, K. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Amended method of averting cattle to yellow tulp (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Moraea pallida</i>).

This article describes a modified method to teach cattle to avoid yellow tulp (Moraea pallida) while grazing pastures in South African conditions. It was shown that the combination of intramuscular injection with epoxyscillirosidin and drenching with lithium carbonate was effective in aversion...

Author(s)
Snyman, L. D.; Schultz, R. A.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional challenges of alternative production systems.

Many of the nutritional challenges posed by alternative systems can be addressed by application of existing scientific knowledge. However, regulations applied to alternative systems may limit the nutritionist's freedom of action, particularly with regard to the ingredients which can be used to...

Author(s)
MacLeod, M. G.; Bentley, J. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investigating daily changes in food intake by ruminants.

Trajectories of food intake for 12 sets of animals (weekly average intakes of four individual growing sheep, mean daily intakes of four pens of three growing cattle, and the mean daily intakes of four groups of six pregnant fallow does) were examined. The raw data exhibited expected seasonal...

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cyanide toxicity and interference with diet selection in quail.

A total of 27 female quails (Coturnix coturnix) were divided into 3 groups which were fed diets containing 0, 1 or 3 mg potassium cyanide (KCN) in a toxicological study. In another study, 20 female were fed both a control diet or a diet containing 1% sodium sulfate for 2 days, after which they were ...

Author(s)
Rocha-e-Silva, R. C.; Cordeiro, L. A. V.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lithium chloride and ipecacuanha syrup to induce sheep aversion to the intake of coffee plants.

Browsing of coffee plants by sheep is one of the major limitations to introducing sheep grazing on coffee plantations. Hence, it is worth finding a mechanism that will prevent animals browsing coffee plants. Emetic agents like lithium chloride (LiCl) have been used successfully in different animal...

Author(s)
Durantes, C. A.; Torres, J. A.; Martínez, P. A.; Castro, R.; Arroyo, A.; Cruz, J. G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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