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Feeders of Free-Roaming Cats: Personal Characteristics, Feeding Practices, and Data on Cat Health and Welfare in an Urban Setting of Israel
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| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Idit Gunther, Tal Raz, Yehonatan Even Zor, Yuval Bachowski, Eyal Klement
Cat feeders serve as an important source of available food for free-roaming cats (FRCs) and can play a central role in providing data on FRC distribution, welfare, and health. Data on cat feeder...
"Who's been a good dog?" - Owner perceptions and motivations for treat giving
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): White, G. A., Ward, L., Pink, C., Craigon, J., Millar, K. M.
Complex relationships commonly exist between owners and their companion animals, particularly around feeding behaviour with an owner's affection or love for their animal most pronounced through...
Effects of guest feeding programs on captive giraffe behavior
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Orban, D. A., Siegford, J. M., Snider, R. J.
Department of Integrative Biology (formerly Zoology), Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.Department of Animal Science,...
Responsiveness of beef cattle (Bos taurus) to human approach, novelty, social isolation, restraint and trade-offs between feeding and social companionship
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hirata, M., Kubo, S., Taketomi, I., Matsumoto, Y.
Center for Animal Welfare Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.Faculty of...
Watching cows: associating farmer wellbeing and cows
| Presentations | Contributor(s): L.M. Hunt
This presentation highlights the relationship between wellbeing achieved by farming and the care of cows with dairy farmers participating in the ARGOS programme. Its purpose is to indicate how...
A two pan feeding trial with companion dogs: considerations for future testing
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jodi C. Vondran
Palatability of pet foods is judged by the use of animals in colonies. Pet food manufacturers would like to understand how palatable a food is compared to another food. This generally is...
An investigation into the feeding behaviour and diet selection of the domestic horse
| Theses | Contributor(s): Marie Clare Cairns
This study sought to investigate feeding behaviour and diet selection of horses exposed to concentrate feed of differing flavours and nutrient contents in different situations. Firstly behaviour...
Giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) and humans in the lower Yasuní Basin, Ecuador : spacio-temporal activity patterns and their relevance for conservation
| Theses | Contributor(s): Paola M. Carrera-Ubidia
Giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) and humans in the Lower Yasuní Basin (Ecuador) have similar food and space requirements: they consume comparable arrays of fish species, and they use...
Changes in behaviour of dairy cows with clinical mastitis
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sepulveda-Varas, P., Proudfoot, K. L., Weary, D. M., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
Behaviour is an important tool for recognizing illness in animals. One of the most common diseases in dairy cattle is clinical mastitis. Evidence suggests that cows with this disease show sickness...
A modeling approach for estimating seasonal dietary preferences of goats in a Mediterranean Quercus frainetto-Juniperus oxycedrus woodland
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Manousidis, T., Malesios, C., Kyriazopoulos, A. P., Parissi, Z. M., Abraham, E. M., Abas, Z.
Goats are characterized as selective feeders due to their specific feeding behavior, thus the study of their seasonal preferences in a Mediterranean oak-juniper ecosystem is of great interest. The...
Population trends of resident and migratory Canada geese in relation to strikes with civil aircraft
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Dolbeer, Richard A., Seubert, John L., Begier, Michael J.
Jack H. Berryman Institute
Consumption of whole cottonseed by white-tailed deer and nontarget species
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Taylor, Benjamin D., Lyons, Eddie K., Rollins, Dale, Scott, Cody B., Huston, James E., Taylor, Charles A.
Jack H. Berryman Institute
The effects of food-related environmental complexity on litter directed behaviour, fear and exploration of novel stimuli in young broiler chickens
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pichova, K., Nordgreen, J., Leterrier, C., Kostal, L., Moe, R. O.
Stimulation of foraging behaviour during the first weeks of life by increasing environmental complexity such as scattering food items on the litter may be one way of preventing leg disorders,...
What (If Anything) Do We Owe to Wild Animals?
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Palmer, Clare
Between the Species: An Online Journal for the Study of Philosophy and Animals
Philosophy Department and Digital Commons at California Polytechnic State University, San...
Feeding behavior and the effect of photoperiod on the performance and hematological parameters of the pacama catfish ( Lophiosilurus alexandri)
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kitagawa, A. T., Costa, L. S., Paulino, R. R., Luz, R. K., Rosa, P. V., Guerra-Santos, B., Fortes-Silva, R.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the rhythms of feeding and locomotor activity, the ability to synchronize to a fixed feeding time, and the influence of photoperiod on the growth parameters,...
Understanding feeding patterns in growing pigs by modelling growth and motivation
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Boumans, I. J. M. M., Bokkers, E. A. M., Hofstede, G. J., Boer, I. J. M. de
Feeding is an essential behaviour for body maintenance in pigs and closely related to their growth and productivity performance. Mechanisms underlying feeding behaviour in pigs are still unclear....
Condensed tannins reduce browsing and increase grazing time of free-ranging goats in semi-arid savannas
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mkhize, N. R., Heitkonig, I. M. A., Scogings, P. F., Dziba, L. E., Prins, H. H. T., Boer, W. F. de
Tannin concentrations fluctuate spatially and temporally within and among plant species, with consequences for forage quality of herbivores. The extent to which these fluctuations influence...
The effect of four different feeding regimes on rabbit behaviour
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Prebble, J. L., Langford, F. M., Shaw, D. J., Meredith, A. L.
Dietary composition and presentation impacts on the behaviour of animals, and failure to provide a suitable diet can lead to reduced welfare through the development of poor health, the inability...
Social behavior of domestic cats in the human home
| Book Sections | Contributor(s): Bernstein, P. L., Friedmann, Erika, Turner, D. C., Bateson, P.
9781107025028 (pbk.); 1107025028 (pbk.)
Cambridge University Press
Dep. Ethology and Wildlife Research, Univ., Zurich-Irchel, Switzerland.
Dogs steal in the dark
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kaminski, J., Pitsch, A., Tomasello, M.
University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry Street, Portsmouth, PO12DY, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org