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  1. Managing Livestock Using Animal Behavior: Mixed Species Stocking and Flerds

    Contributor(s):: Ed L. Frederickson

    Mixed-species stocking can foster sound landscape management while offering economic and ecological advantages compared with mono-species stocking. Producers contemplating a mixed-species enterprise should reflect on several considerations before implementing this animal management strategy....

  2. The exploration of a new semi-natural environment by pigs and changes in their behaviour over time

    Contributor(s):: Wood-Gush, D. G. M., Jensen, P., Algers, B.

  3. Time budget-, behavioral synchrony- and body score development of a newly released Przewalski's horse group Equus ferus przewalskii , in the Great Gobi B strictly protected area in SW Mongolia

    Contributor(s):: Souris, A. C., Kaczensky, P., Julliard, R., Walzer, C.

    The Przewalski's horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) became extinct in the wild in the 1960s, but survived as a species due to captive breeding. There have been several initiatives to re-introduce the species in central Asia, but until now only two projects in Mongolia establish free-ranging...

  4. Social interactions in a group of free-ranging sows

    Contributor(s):: Jensen, P., Wood-Gush, D. G. M.

  5. Nest site choice and nest building of free-ranging domestic pigs due to farrow

    Contributor(s):: Jensen, P.

    Two groups of Swedish Landrace pigs were each kept in one of two adjacent semi-natural enclosures measuring 7 and 13 ha, respectively. During winter, the pigs had access to an uninsulated shelter of 12 msuperscript 2 with straw. For a total of 60 farrowings from 20 different sows, the nest site...