This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour and physiology; chapter IV, motivation and the organization of behaviour; chapter V, learning and cognition; chapter VI, social and reproductive behaviour; chapter VII, play behaviour; chapter VIII, introduction to animal personality; chapter IX, animal behaviour, stress and welfare; and chapter X, human-animal relations) and Part B discusses species-specific behaviour of some important domestic animals (chapter XI, behaviour of domesticated birds: chickens, turkeys and ducks; chapter XII, behaviour of horses; chapter XIII, behaviour of cattle; chapter XIV, behaviour of sheep and goats; chapter XV, behaviour of pigs; chapter XVI, behaviour of dogs; chapter XVII, behaviour of cats; chapter XVIII, behaviour of foxes and minks kept for fur production; and chapter XIX, behaviour of laboratory mice and rats). The book is targeted towards veterinarians, veterinary nurses and technicians, farm owners and managers, animal scientists, animal behaviourists and students.
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