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  1. Linking the social environment to illness in farm animals

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Proudfoot, K. L., Weary, D. M., Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von

    2012 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 138 3 203-215 0168-1591 10.1016/j.applanim.2012.02.008 English Animal Welfare Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/36053

  2. Behavioural and physiological consequences of acute social defeat in growing gilts: effects of the social environment

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Ruis, M. A. W., Groot, J. de, Brake, J. H. A. te, Ekkel, E. D., Burgwal, J. A. van de, Erkens, J. H. F., Engel, B., Buist, W. G., Blokhuis, H. J., Koolhaas, J. M.

    Endocrine, behavioural and immunological processes, together with body growth, were evaluated in gilts that were defeated at 10 weeks of age in resident-intruder tests. Immediately after defeat,...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/14389

  3. An investigation of the relationship between adrenal activity, social rank and immunocompetence in pregnant sows kept in different housing conditions

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Zanella, A. J., Mendl, M. T., Broom, D. M.

    1991 Applied Animal Behaviour Science 30 1-2 175-176 0168-1591 English text

    http://habricentral.org/resources/15743

  4. The welfare of gestating sows in conventional stalls and large groups on deep litter

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Karlen, G. A. M., Hemsworth, P. H., Gonyou, H. W., Fabrega, E., Strom, A. D., Smits, R. J.

    Confinement of breeding sows and gilts is a controversial welfare issue in livestock production and there is worldwide interest in finding alternative housing systems for gestating pigs. This...

    http://habricentral.org/resources/12083