Testing systems of avian perch deterrents on electric power distribution poles in sage-brush habitat
Contributor(s):: Dwyer, James F., Doloughan, Kerrin W.
Evaluation of foliar sprays to reduce crop damage by Canada geese
Contributor(s):: Dieter, Charles D., Warner, Cody S., Ren, Curiong
In defense of field experiments: response to Askham and Godfrey (2014)
Effectiveness of a simulated pack to manipulate wolf movements
Contributor(s):: Anhalt, Christine M., Van Deelen, Timothy R., Schultz, Ronald N., Wydeven, Adrian P.
Predator cues reduce American beaver use of foraging trails
Contributor(s):: Severud, W. J., Belant, J. L., Bruggink, J. G., Windels, S. K.
Improved methods for deterring cliff swallow nesting on highway structures
Contributor(s):: Delwiche, M. J., Coates, R. W., Gorenzel, W. P., Salmon, T. P.
A comparative assessment of potential conditioned taste aversion agents for vertebrate management
Contributor(s):: Gill, E. L., Whiterow, A., Cowan, D. P.
The ability of two potentially safe compounds, cinnamamide (160 mg/kg) and thiabendazole (100 and 200 mg/kg) to generate a conditioned taste aversion (CTA) in laboratory Rattus norvegicus to a novel food was assessed and compared to that of 17 alpha ethinyl oestradiol (4 mg/kg). All compounds...
The behaviour of rats at an electrified grid and infrasound generator tested as a barrier for use in the Channel Tunnel
Contributor(s):: McKillop, I. G., Shepherd, D. S., Haynes, P., Pugh, B. D., Dagnall, J. L., Denny, G.
The behaviour of groups of 12 domesticated Wistar rats at an electrified grid and at an infrasound generator, designed to be used as a wildlife barrier in the Channel Tunnel, was studied. The grid was placed in front of a preferred food source. The generator vibrated a rail which passed over the...
The efficacy of an ultrasonic cat deterrent
Contributor(s):: Nelson, S. H., Evans, A. D., Bradbury, R. B.
Ultrasound deterrents for a variety of mammals, including cats, are widely available in the commercial market, but few have been independently tested for efficacy. This study tested the efficacy of an ultrasonic cat deterrent 'Catwatch copyright ', using 63 and 96 volunteer observers in two...
Feeding-deterrent substance in cattle feces: its effects on ingestive behavior in goats
Contributor(s):: Aoyama, M., Dohi, H., Shioya, S., Takeuchi, Y., Mori, Y., Okubo, T.
A feeding-deterrent substance was isolated from cattle faeces and its effects on ingestive behaviour were examined in goats. The substance was added to lucerne hay and fed to goats in a two-choice test between control fodder and the fodder treated with the feed-deterrent. Goats avoided eating...