The effect of tank cover on welfare of farmed Nile tilapia
Contributor(s):: Saraiva, João L., Nogueirinha, Margarida, Teodósio, Rita, Aragão, Cláudia, Engrola, Sofia, Arechavala-Lopez, Pablo
Review: Management of livestock behavior to improve welfare and production
Contributor(s):: Orihuela, A.
Does environmental enrichment consisting of brushing prepartum zebu heifers improve first-lactation behavior?
Contributor(s):: da Silva, Pércia Monteiro Rocha Soares, Ferreira, Isabel Cristina, da Fonseca Neto, Álvaro Moraes, Malaquias, Juaci Vitória, de Pinho, Gabriel Alberto Santos, de Oliveira, Sara Adna Santos, Martins, Carlos Frederico
The role of ethology in round pen horse training—A review
Contributor(s):: Henshall, Cathrynne, McGreevy, Paul D.
Horse training systems apparently based on the ‘natural’ behaviour of horses have been widely adopted in the past four decades. Round pen training (RPT) is an integral feature of many ‘natural horsemanship’ (NH) systems. RPT involves the training of the horse at liberty within an enclosed space...
Automatic registration of grazing behaviour in dairy cows using 3D activity loggers
Contributor(s):: Nielsen, Per Peetz
Automated systems for monitoring behaviour of cows within dairy production are increasing and developments in technology provide new opportunities in this area. This study aimed to validate the use of a 3D activity logger (HOBO® Pendant G Data Logger), that registers the cow's head positions...
Creating Junior Ethologists
Contributor(s):: Farenga, Stephen J., Joyce, Beverly A., Ness, Daniel
Relação ser humano-animal frente a interações potencialmente aversivas na rotina de criação de vacas leiteiras
Contributor(s):: Carla Christina de Miranda Gomes
O bem-estar dos animais é afetado por muitos aspectos e está implicado em todas as etapas do ciclo de criação animal. A presença e o contato com o homem é um desses aspectos, sendo bastante relevante. O medo de pessoas pode aumentar a reatividade dos...
Animal welfare in reared rabbits: a review with emphasis on housing systems.
Contributor(s):: A. Trocino, G. Xiccato
Research on rabbit welfare has been fragmentary and to date has been performed by only a few European teams who have often neglected the productive and commercial aims of rabbit rearing. With European Project COST Action 848 (Multi-facetted research in rabbits: a model to develop healthy and safe...
Object manipulation and play behavior in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care
Contributor(s):: Fabienne DelFour
Cetaceans are well-known to display various play activities: numerous scientific papers have documented this phenomenon in wild populations and for delphinids under human care. The present study describes analyses of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) interactions with man-made objects...
Tras el animal: dos persecuciones ontológicas
Contributor(s):: Diego Cagüeñas Rozo
Las historias de niños salvajes suelen ser vistas como poco más que ficciones. Este ensayo explora dos casos de niños supuestamente criados por animales desde el punto de vista de la etología, tal como la define Deleuze: ¿ciencia práctica de las maneras...
Jul 30 2016
53rd Annual Meeting Animal Behavior Society
Jul 11 2016
Animal awareness: Current perceptions and historical perspective
Contributor(s):: Burghardt, G. M.
Nov 27 2015
3rd International Symposium of Veterinary Ethology
The Ethology of the Bond
04 Oct 2015 |
Posted by Myrna Milani
In a a commentary I wrote for my website, I explored some basic concepts of ethology as they relate to human and animal behavior. Writing that got me thinking about the...
"Lettura Martinetti": Le fonti dell'etica animale: tra scienza e senso comune
Contributor(s):: Pollo, Simone
The Obscurantist Turn in Anthropology: From Zoomania to Animalism in the West
Contributor(s):: Digard, Jean-Pierre
John Bowlby and ethology: An annotated interview with Robert Hinde
Contributor(s):: Van Der Horst, Frank C. P., Van Der Veer, René, Van Ijzendoorn, Marinus H.
From the 1950s, John Bowlby, one of the founders of attachment theory, was in personal and scientific contact with leading European scientists in the field of ethology (e.g., Niko Tinbergen, Konrad Lorenz, and especially Robert Hinde). In constructing his new theory on the nature of the bond...
People and pets
Contributor(s):: Noonan, Ellen
This paper, arising out of the personal experience of the author and her colleagues and friends, explores the significance of pets to their owners. Drawing on psychoanalytic and attachment theory, ethology, veterinarians and literature, she suggests that pets may be attachment figures,...
Le lien à l'animal permet-il une récupération sociale et cognitive chez l'enfant avec autisme?
Contributor(s):: Marine Grandgeorge
The central aim of this research project was to evidence possible influences of relationships with animals on children with autistic disorders. To investigate this complex issue, we drew on multidisciplinary (ethological, psychological and child psychiatric) competences and used their different...