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  1. Strategic use of straw increases nest building in loose housed farrowing sows

    Contributor(s):: Westin, R., Hultgren, J., Algers, B.

    In spite of domestication, sows are still genetically programmed to perform nesting behaviour close to farrowing. In order to facilitate nest building, a method for a strategic use of large quantities of straw has been developed by Swedish piglet producing farmers. The objectives of the present...

  2. Neolithic Dairy Technology at the European-Anatolian frontier: implications of archaeozoological evidence from Ulucak Hoyuk, Izmir, Turkey, ca. 7000-5700 cal. BC

    Contributor(s):: Cakirlar, C.

    This paper discusses the archaeozoological evidence from Neolithic Ulucak Hoyuk (Izmir, ca. 7000-5700 cal. BC) in light of current debates on early dairy technologies. The paper aims to add new dimension to the current understanding of the role western Anatolia played in the evolution of early...

  3. The anthropozoology of domestication for milk productionAnthropozoologie de la domestication laitiere

    Contributor(s):: Poplin, F.

    Milk draws its substance from a living being of flesh and blood and from plant matter full of scents, through a two-cycle digestive system and fermentation in vivo, that of ruminants, which are also animals that provide meat ("you drink my milk, you eat my meat"). The pig, the "outlaw" of...

  4. Bétail et société en Afrique

    Contributor(s):: Baroin, Catherine, Boutrais, Jean

  5. Carneros de la tierra, guanacos y vicuñas. La importancia del ganado. Una visión desde las crónicas

    Contributor(s):: Mamani Siñani, Roger Leonardo

  6. Counting llamas and accounting for people: livestock, land and citizens in southern Bolivia

    Contributor(s):: Bolton, Maggie

  7. Genetic defects or generative prototypes? Competing models for livestock improvement in southern Bolivia

    Contributor(s):: Bolton, Maggie

  8. Numbers and meat: cows, breeders and inspectors

    Contributor(s):: Joly, Nathalie

  9. 'The fertile brain and inventive power of man': anthropogenic factors in the cessation of springbok treks and the disruption of the karoo ecosystem, 1865-1908

    Contributor(s):: Roche, Chris

  10. African innovations in the use of plants and animals

    Contributor(s):: Reid, Andrew

  11. Animal spirits and mimetic affinities the semiotics of intimacy in African human/animal identities

    Contributor(s):: Galaty, John G.

  12. Ganadería en Sangüesa (Navarra)

    Contributor(s):: Labeaga, Juan Cruz

  13. La fascinación de lo temible: confrontaciones y uniones extraordinarias entre los hombres y 'las alturas' en los rituales ganaderos andinos

    Contributor(s):: Rivera Andía, Juan Javier

  14. La ganadería a lo largo del siglo XX en el Valle de Carranza (Bizkaia)

    Contributor(s):: Díaz García, Miguel Sabino

  15. Preserving the life of animals in order to programme their death

    Contributor(s):: Brisebarre, Anne-Marie

  16. Similarities between human and livestock illnesses among the Luo in western Kenya

    Contributor(s):: Nyamanga, Peter A.

  17. Origins and development of domesticated animals in arid West Africa

    Contributor(s):: MacDonald, Kevin C., Blench, Roger M.

  18. 'It Is As Bad To Be a Black Man's Animal As It Is To Be a Black Man' - The Politics of Species in Sol Plaatje's Native Life in South Africa

    Contributor(s):: Swart, Sandra

  19. Building 'cowshed cultures': A cultural perspective on the promotion of stockmanship and animal welfare on dairy farms

    Contributor(s):: Burton, Rob J. F., Peoples, Sue, Cooper, Mark H.

  20. Duties to Companion Animals

    Contributor(s):: Cooke, Steve