Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Normal behaviour - cats.

This chapter describes the normal social, territorial and predatory behaviours; physical activities; physiology; communication; senses and reproduction of cats.

Author(s)
Houpt, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Normal behaviour - dogs.

This chapter describes the social behaviour of dogs, human-dog interactions, physical activity, movement, communication and sensory abilities, sexual and maternal behaviours, feeding behaviour and temperament.

Author(s)
Houpt, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Clinical approach to equine endocrinology.

This chapter explains the role of medical history, signalment, complaint, season, diet, concurrent disease and treatment, physical examination, urine analysis, and hormone analysis in the correct assessment and diagnosis involving equine endocrinopathies.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-test observations.

This chapter presents different examples of animal behavioural studies done in a housed setting, emphasizing the non-test situation and what we can learn from this for use in behavioural tests. Some of the behaviour which were highlighted are locomotion activity (chicks) and feeding behaviour...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How to choose a test.

In this chapter the author discussed pointers to consider in selecting the most appropriate behavioural test in animal, among these tips is to answer the question why do we have to use behavioural tests at all? and what is the purpose of putting an animal in a situation that will always be somewhat ...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What can food gardens contribute? Gardens and wellbeing.

This chapter covers concepts important for assessing the value of existing or planned gardens, and for increasing their benefits. Topics discussed include diet and nutrition, physical activity, psychological and social benefits, environmental benefits and economic benefits.

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Cleveland, D. A.; Smith, S. E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240986)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Trees, well-being and urban greening.

Trees have a positive impact on human health and well-being through multiple services including carbon sequestration, timber production, places for recreation, shade to protect from heat and air purification. However, an estimated 15 billion trees are cut down each year (based on 2000-2015 trends), ...

Author(s)
Milner, A.; Harris, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preference and motivation research.

A major approach in animal welfare science involves research on animals' preferences for options such as ambient temperature, illumination, and types of flooring, and on the strength of animals' motivation to perform certain types of behaviour, obtain certain resources and avoid unpleasant features ...

Author(s)
Fraser, D.; Nicol, C. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Horse (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Equus caballus</i>).

This chapter describes the history of horse domestication, the physiological aspects of normal and abnormal behaviour and their health and welfare implications.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Swine (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sus scrofa</i>).

This chapter describes the history of pig domestication, the physiological aspects of normal and abnormal behaviour and their health and welfare implications. The differences in different behaviours between wild and domestic pigs are also described.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics