Influence of Increased Freedom of Movement on Welfare and Egg Laying Pattern of Hens Kept in Aviaries
| Contributor(s):: Nannoni, Eleonora, Buonaiuto, Giovanni, Martelli, Giovanna, Lizzi, Gabriele, Trevisani, Giacomo, Garavini, Gloria, Sardi, Luca
This work investigates the effects of structural modifications on the welfare level and laying patterns of hens in a three-tier commercial aviary system. Four experimental groups were used: C (control, housed in a traditional aviary); LM (longitudinal movement, in which internal partitions were...
Aggressive, Submissive, and Affiliative Behavior in Sanctuary Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes) During Social Integration
| Contributor(s):: Fultz, Amy, Yanagi, Akie, Breaux, Sarah, Beaupre, Leilani
Chimp Haven is a sanctuary for chimpanzees being retired from biomedical research and from facilities that can no longer care for them. Chimpanzees often live in smaller groups in captive settings; however, Chimp Haven integrates them into larger, more species-typical groups. Social...
Selection Factors Influencing Eventual Owner Satisfaction about Pet Dog Adoption
| Contributor(s):: Dinwoodie, Ian R., Zottola, Vivian, Kubitz, Karla, Dodman, Nicholas H.
Personal likes, experience, and deep-rooted interests to satisfy emotional needs such as companionship, affection, empathy, and security are some of the underlying human motivations for acquiring a pet companion. In this study, we asked how long the owner took to decide whether to adopt a dog,...
Estimating the optimal number of sampling days and patterns for recording calf behaviours in pre-weaning dairy calves
| Contributor(s):: Xiao, Jian Xin, Peng, Rong, Yang, Hui, Alugongo, Gibson Maswayi, Zhang, Si Yuan, Liu, Shuai, Chen, Tian Yu, Cao, Zhi Jun
Neophobic behavioural responses of parasitised fish to a potential predator and baited hook
| Contributor(s):: Freire, Rafael, Rogers, Leia, Creece, Darcy, Shamsi, Shokoofeh
Changes in the behaviour before normal calving to predict its onset in Mediterranean buffaloes heifers
| Contributor(s):: Lanzoni, L., Chincarini, M., Giammarco, M., Fusaro, I., Iannotta, M., Podaliri, M., Contri, A., Gloria, A., Vignola, G.
Increasing mud levels in a feedlot influences beef cattle behaviours but not preference for feedlot or pasture environments
| Contributor(s):: Dickson, Emily J., Campbell, Dana L. M., Monk, Jessica E., Lea, Jim M., Colditz, Ian G., Lee, Caroline
Features of reproduction in an isolated island population of the feral horses of the Lake Manych-Gudilo (Rostov Region, Russia)
| Contributor(s):: Spasskaya, N. N., Voronkova, V. N., Letarov, A. V., Ermilina, Yu A., Nikolaeva, E. A., Konorov, E. A., Stolpovsky, Yu A., Naidenko, S. V.
Forage particle size and forage preservation method modulate lying behaviour in dairy cows
| Contributor(s):: Haselmann, Andreas, Wenter, Matthias, Knaus, Wilhelm F., Fuerst-Waltl, Birgit, Zebeli, Qendrim, Winckler, Christoph
Acute changes in oxytocin predict behavioral responses to foundation training in horses
| Contributor(s):: Niittynen, Taru, Riihonen, Veera, Moscovice, Liza R., Koski, Sonja E.
Refined methodology for identification of bitterness aversion in mature rams through quantification of fluid intake and behavioral response to phenylthiocarbamide
| Contributor(s):: Southerland, Claire N., Taylor, J. Bret, Yelich, Joel V., Ellison, Melinda J.
Welfare, well treatment and animal protection : concepts, definitions and practiceBien-entre, bientraitance et protection des animaux: concepts, definitions, applications
| Contributor(s):: Gilbert, C., Fabre-Deloye, A.
Effect of Handler Knowledge of the Detection Task on Canine Search Behavior and Performance
| Contributor(s):: Mallory T. DeChant, Cameron Ford, Nathaniel J. Hall
Detection dogs are commonly trained and tested under conditions in which the handler or the evaluator knows the true presence or absence of a target odor. Previous research has demonstrated that when handlers are deceived and led to believe that a target odor is present, more false alerts...
“Emotional Proximity” and “Spatial Proximity”: Higher Relationship Quality and Nearer Distance Both Strengthen Scratch Contagion in Tibetan Macaques
| Contributor(s):: Zhang, Yu-Heng, Wang, Xi, Chen, Meng-Meng, Tai, Yi-Mei, Li, Jin-Hua
Behavioral contagion has been defined as a phenomenon in which an unlearned behavior automatically triggers a similar behavior in others. Previous studies showed that a behavioral contagion might have the function of strengthening social relationships, promoting group coordination and...
A Prospective Cohort Study Investigating the Behavioural Development of Bitches in a Guide Dog Training Programme Neutered Prepubertally or Post-Pubertally
| Contributor(s):: Moxon, R., Freeman, S., Payne, R., Corr, S., England, G. C. W.
There are few studies that investigate the effect of neutering bitches before or after puberty. The majority of current literature examining the impact of the timing of neutering on health and behaviour has used age rather than the onset of puberty as the key variable. The aim of this...
Integrative Model of Human-Animal Interactions: A One Health-One Welfare Systemic Approach to Studying HAI
| Contributor(s):: Leconstant, C., Spitz, E.
The Integrative Model of Human-Animal Interactions (IMHAI) described herewith provides a conceptual framework for the study of interspecies interactions and aims to model the primary emotional processes involved in human-animal interactions. This model was developed from theoretical inputs from...
Interspecific Contagious Yawning in Humans
| Contributor(s):: Gallup, A. C., Wozny, S.
Contagious yawning, or the reflexive tendency to yawn following the detection of yawning in others, is well-documented among humans and a growing number of social vertebrates. While the most common form of yawn contagion occurs between conspecifics, some non-human animals in captivity have been...
Perceptions of domestic dogs' (Canis familiaris) manifestations of joy, shame and stress based on photographs
| Contributor(s):: Kuzniewska, E., Strychalski, J.
Development of human-directed behavior in dairy calves reared individually or in pairs
| Contributor(s):: Doyle, S. B., Lindner, E. E., Gingerich, K. N., Miller-Cushon, E. K.
Address the end of life of the animal in the presence of the children of the familyApproccio al fine vita dell'animale in presenza di bambini
| Contributor(s):: Caux, A., Dattee, V.