Influence of weaning age and an experimental Haemonchus contortus infection on behaviour and growth rates of lambs
Contributor(s):: Schichowski, C., Moors, E., Gauly, M.
Four groups of 20 lambs each, differing in weaning age (6 or 13 weeks) and infection with Haemonchus contortus (infection after weaning or simultaneous to weaning), were observed and compared regarding the behaviour before, during and after these procedures. Furthermore the influence on...
Selection of feeding sites by horses at pasture: testing the anti-parasite theory
Contributor(s):: Fleurance, G., Duncan, P., Fritz, H., Cabaret, J., Cortet, J., Gordon, I. J.
Management of grazed grasslands for production and/or conservation objectives requires a thorough understanding of the choices of feeding sites by herbivores, and of the biological processes involved. Most models of the feeding strategies of herbivores are based on the principle that optimising...