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Prolonged nest building increase the reproductive outcome in American female mink

By Toke Munk Schou, Rupert Palme, Jens Malmkvist

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The timing of the onset of maternal-related nest building in American mink is unknown, and it is expected that farmed mink are highly motivated to perform nest building during times with restricted access to nesting material on mink farms. Not fulfilled motivations due to thwarting can lead to...

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  1. Litters
  2. Maternal behavior
  3. Reproduction
  4. welfare