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  1. Oxytocin levels and self-reported anxiety during interactions between humans and cows

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    | Contributor(s):: Berget, B., Vas, J., Pedersen, G., Uvnäs-Moberg, K., Newberry, R. C.

    INTRODUCTION: Positive social interactions with farm animals may have therapeutic benefits on humans by increasing brain oxytocin secretion, as inferred from circulating oxytocin levels. The aim of this observational study was to investigate acute changes in human plasma oxytocin levels and...

  2. Valuing difference: How breed matters for animal lives and relations

    | Contributor(s):: Nash, Catherine

  3. Bites monitoring in Aosta Valley from 2014 to 2020

    | Contributor(s):: Villa, G. M., Trentin, C., Ragionieri, M.

  4. Aplicativo vetpain

    | Contributor(s):: Luna, S.

  5. Animal work before capitalism: Sheep's reproductive labor in the ancient South Caucasus

    | Contributor(s):: Chazin, Hannah

  6. The sexual behaviour in experimentally underfed bulls

    | Contributor(s):: Wierzbowski, S.

    Of 8 pairs of identical twins, one brother was fed 500 g protein daily and the other bull 700 g, from 18 mth of age. At 5 yr of age, live weight in the underfed bulls was 235 kg lower than in the others. Sexual behaviour, as assessed by total semen collection time, number of mounts/copulation,...

  7. Cattle Make the Difference: Variations and Developments of Animal Husbandry in the Central European La Tène Culture

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    | Contributor(s):: Saliari, Konstantina, Trebsche, Peter

    The first part of our research focuses on the analysis of animal remains (>6000 identified specimens, NISP) from the Middle La Tène central settlement Haselbach in Lower Austria, one of the largest investigated archaeozoological assemblages of present-day Austria. Based on the age and...

  8. Heritability and genetic association of social organization traits with feeding behavior, feed efficiency and growth in Bos indicus

    | Contributor(s):: Valente, Júlia de Paula Soares, De-Sousa, Karolini Tenffen, Deniz, Matheus, Bonilha, Sarah Figueiredo Martins, Mercadante, Maria Eugênia Zerlotti, Dias, Laila Talarico

  9. Lying posture as a behavioural indicator of heat stress in dairy cows

    | Contributor(s):: Ninomiya, Shigeru, Goto, Yuko, Huricha,, Onishi, Hiroki, Kurachi, Misa, Ito, Ayaka

  10. Measuring motivation for forage in feedlot cattle fed a high-concentrate diet using a short-term thwarting test

    | Contributor(s):: Coon, Rachael E., Tucker, Cassandra B.

  11. Measuring the human–animal relationship in cows by avoidance distance at pasture

    | Contributor(s):: Aubé, L., Mollaret, E., Mialon, M. M., Mounier, L., Veissier, I., de Boyer des Roches, A.

  12. Exploring synchrony of lying on commercial dairy farms in relation to management

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    | Contributor(s):: Kok, Akke, van Knegsel, Ariette, Bokkers, Eddie A. M., Kemp, Bas, Thorup, Vivi

  13. Dynamics of chewing and eating behavior, lying behavior, and salivary characteristics associated with duration of high grain feeding in cows with or with no phytogenic supplement

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    | Contributor(s):: Castillo-Lopez, Ezequias, Rivera-Chacon, Raul, Ricci, Sara, Khorrami, Behzad, Haselmann, Andreas, Reisinger, Nicole, Zebeli, Qendrim

  14. Suckling activity and calf growth in a group of crossbred cows each rearing two foster calves

    | Contributor(s):: Rosecrans, J. G., Hohenboken, W. D.

    Each of 3 Limousin X (Holstein-Friesian (HF) X Aberdeen-Angus) and 6 Limousin X (HF X Hereford) cows was presented with 2 alien calves within 5 min of parturition. Each cow's own calf was removed, and later fostered to another cow. Foster trios were observed periodically until introduction to...

  15. Effects of Training for First Milking Involving Positive Tactile Stimulation on Post-Calving Maternal Behaviors in Primiparous Gyr Dairy Cows

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    | Contributor(s):: Vicentini, Rogério Ribeiro, El Faro, Lenira, Ujita, Aska, Ceballos, Maria Camila, Negrão, João Alberto, Sant’Anna, Aline Cristina

    In dairy systems with Zebu breeds, calves are not immediately separated from their dams after calving; consequently, maternal care and protective behavior are important, influencing both productive performance and stockpeople’s safety. Our objectives were to: (1) investigate the effects of...

  16. Serum Oxytocin, Cortisol and Social Behavior in Calves: A Study in the Impossible Task Paradigm

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    | Contributor(s):: Pinelli, C., Scandurra, A., Mastellone, V., Iommelli, P., Musco, N., Pero, M. E., Di Lucrezia, A., Lotito, D., Tudisco, R., D'Aniello, B., Infascelli, F., Lombardi, P.

    In this study, we explored the correlations between circulating levels of oxytocin, cortisol, and different social behaviors toward humans in 26 Italian Red Pied calves (all females, with an average age of 174 ± 24 days) using the impossible task paradigm. This paradigm has proved fruitful...

  17. Cross-species emotional political ecology in rural Pakistan

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    | Contributor(s):: Gomersall, K., Anam, Afzal, Sobia, Majeed, Humera, Iqbal, McGill, D.

    This article engages cross-species intersectionality and emotional political ecology to evaluate a dairy extension service that ran in Punjab and Sindh, Pakistan, between 2012 and 2017. The project aimed to mitigate potential negative impacts of implementation, such as the exacerbation of...

  18. Lying behaviour of lactating dairy cows in a cow-calf contact freestall system

    | Contributor(s):: Wegner, Claire S., Ternman, Emma

  19. Effect of good handling on stress indicators and behaviour in beef cattle

    | Contributor(s):: Jardim, Carla Comerlato, Barbosa Silveira, Isabella Dias, Restle, Joao, Mendonca, Fabio Souza, Bethancourt-Garcia, Javier Alexander, de Oliveira, Roberson Macedo, de Moraes, Renata Espindola, Reis, Nathalia Pasi, Vaz, Ricardo Zambarda

  20. The interconnection of hierarchy, affiliative behaviours, and social play shapes social dynamics in Maremmana beef cattle

    | Contributor(s):: Bagnato, Samuel, Pedruzzi, Luca, Goracci, Jacopo, Palagi, Elisabetta