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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 role of companion animals in supporting human patients with non-communicable diseases.

The epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors and the role of companion animals in helping people with cardiovascular diseases, obesity and depression are presented.

Author(s)
Turner, D. C.; Hediger, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Symmetry and asymmetry: signposts in route finding.

This chapter provides information on the results of various experiments conducted to determine whether bees were attracted to symmetry or whether they avoided asymmetry when foraging.

Author(s)
Horridge, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240894)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Courtship and mating in butterflies

This is a book about butterfly behaviour. Specifically, the behaviours associated with courtship rituals (described in Chapters 5 and 6) and mating and reproduction (described in Chapters 7 and 8). To understand the ways in which butterflies act as adults in search of mates, it is necessary to...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategies for locating a mate.

Finding a mate is one of the biggest challenges facing any animal that relies on sexual reproduction. For butterflies, the process of finding, recognizing and attracting a mate involves a combination of visual (sight) and chemical (scent) signals. This chapter discusses the perching (staying put...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Welfare issues at slaughter.

This chapter discusses animal welfare in the context of slaughter and reviews the types of welfare issues that some animals can experience before and during slaughter. It shows how animal feelings such as pain, distress, fear, hunger, thirst, fatigue and discomfort can be affected by the procedures ...

Author(s)
Cockram, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter

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