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Agonistic behavior and social organization in a herd of goats as affected by the introduction of non-members
Contributor(s):: Addison, W. E., Baker, E.
The purpose of the project was (1) to identify the pattern of social organization in a herd of goats, and (2) to study the effects of introducing two "non-members" (one male and one female) into an established group. A nearly perfect linear hierarchy was found in the original group. As expected,...
Agonistic behaviour in domestic fowls transferred between cages and pens
Contributor(s):: Hughes, B. O., Black, A. J.
Behavior of female African elephants (Loxodonta africana) in captivity
Contributor(s):: Adams, J., Berg, J. K.
Changes in activity, spatial pattern and social behavior in calves after grouping
Contributor(s):: Kondo, S., Kawakami, N., Kohama, H., Nishino, S.
Twelve 5 month-old Holstein steers, reared alone from 1 week of age, were divided into 2 groups of 6 calves each: Groups A and B. Calves in Group A were penned together in a 14.4 x 28.8 pen, and the position and behaviour of individuals were observed throughout a continuous 153 hr period at 15...
Competitive order as a measure of social dominance in dairy cattle
Contributor(s):: Friend, T. H., Polan, C. E.
Dominance hierarchies of cows on alpine pastures as related to phenotype
Contributor(s):: Oberosler, R., Carenzi, C., Verga, M.
Effects of lamb rearing conditions on aggression and dominance relationships
Contributor(s):: Zito, C. A., Wilson, L. L., Graves, H. B.
Effects of male presence on agonistic behavior and productivity of White Leghorn hens
Contributor(s):: Bhagwat, A. L., Craig, J. V.
Three experiments were performed, involving 18, 16 and 48 flocks with 9-16 females and 0-4 males per flock. The White Leghorn strains used had been selected either for egg mass or age at sexual maturity, or were unselected. Age at 50% egg production, rate of lay, survival rate, egg weight, egg...
Ethogram of agonistic behaviour for Thoroughbred horses
Contributor(s):: Arnold, G. W., Grassia, A.
Foal killing by stallions
Contributor(s):: Duncan, P.
Fowl sociometry: social discrimination and the behaviour of domestic hens during food competition
Contributor(s):: Syme, G. J., Syme, L. A., Barnes, D. R.
How peck orders of chickens are measured: a critical review
Contributor(s):: Rushen, J.
Inhibition of agonistic acts between domestic hens by a dominant third party
Contributor(s):: Ylander, D. M., Craig, J. V.
In a study of the inhibitory effects of adult males and of dominant females on frequency of agonistic acts between pairs of feeding hens, three flocks were used in each of two experiments. When a cock was in their immediate presence, hens had only 5 peck-avoidances in 24 10-minute trials; when he...
Social behavior and growth of pigs following mixing during the growing-finishing period
Contributor(s):: Graves, H. B., Graves, K. L., Sherritt, G. W.
Social interactions amongst fostered piglets
Contributor(s):: Horrell, I.
Social organization among young beef cattle in confinement
Contributor(s):: Stricklin, W. R., Graves, H. B., Wilson, L. L., Singh, R. K.
Social tolerance in livestock
Contributor(s):: Fraser, A. F.
Some naturally occurring mild stressors in dairy herds and their consequences
Contributor(s):: Horrell, R. I., Bremner, K., Kilgour, R.
Some observations on the activity and aggressive behaviour of pigs when penned prior to slaughter
Contributor(s):: Moss, B. W.
Various methods were used to quantify the behaviour of pigs, under normal and experimental conditions, during the period when they are penned before slaughter. In the experimental situations, where pigs from different producers were penned together, intense fighting occurred in the first half...
The behaviour of suckler calves in the field
Contributor(s):: Wood-Gush, D. G. M., Hunt, K. A., Carson, K., Dennison, S. G. C.