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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Introduction and concepts.

This chapter describes the concepts, attitudes and ethics regarding animal behaviour and welfare and how animals sense their environment.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Learning, cognition and behaviour development.

This chapter discusses the physiological features of learning, cognitive development and behaviour 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 Motivation.

The physiological factors regarding the motivation of changing from one behaviour to another and its value as an indicator of welfare in domestic animals are described.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolution and optimality.

This chapter discusses the evolution and the effects of domestication and selection on animal behaviour.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare assessment.

This chapter describes the use of physiological and behavioural signs to measure the health and welfare of 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 Exploration.

All domestic animals are strongly motivated to explore and investigate when they encounter a new environment. This chapter highlights the exploratory system in behaviour; and discusses the functions of exploratory behaviour, factors affecting exploratory behaviour and exploration and awareness in...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.; Fraser, A. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ethics, morality and attitudes.

This chapter discusses ethics; morality, selfishness and altruism; obligations; rights; freedom; and brief history of attitudes to animals.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644035)
Type
Book chapter