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The role of coat color and ear shape on the perception of personality in dogs
Contributor(s):: Fratkin, J. L., Baker, S. C.
Lens Length Predicts Mountain Goat Disturbance
Contributor(s):: Lott, Dale F.
A training programme to ensure high repeatability of injury scoring of dairy cows
Contributor(s):: Gibbons, J., Vasseur, E., Rushen, J., Passille, A. M. de
Beauty and the beast : human-animal relations as revealed in real photo postcards, 1905-1935
Contributor(s):: Arluke, Arnold Bogdan Robert
Effect of animals on eye contact and vocalizations of elderly residents in a long term care facility
Contributor(s):: Taylor, Eve, Maser, Sally, Yee, Janice, Gonzalez, Sharon M.
Imaging extinction: Disclosure and revision in photographs of the thylacine (Tasmanian tiger)
Contributor(s):: Freeman, C.
Conspecific recognition in the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes): Cardiac responses to significant others
Contributor(s):: Boysen, Sarah T., Berntson, Gary G.
Varying views of life among people with long-term mental illness
Contributor(s):: Erdner, A., Andersson, L., Magnusson, A., Lutzen, K.
Domestic dogs comprehend human communication with iconic signs
Contributor(s):: Kaminski, Juliane, Tempelmann, Sebastian, Call, Josep, Tomasello, Michael
The relationships between temperament during routine handling tasks, weight gain and facial hair whorl position in frequently handled beef cattle
Contributor(s):: Olmos, G., Turner, S. P.
A relationship has been described between facial hair whorl position and temperament in infrequently handled beef cattle when both traits were measured on categorical scales. Hair whorl position has also been found to relate to daily weight gain in dairy heifers. Using both a categorical scale...
Benefits of the therapeutic horseback riding for an adolescent female with traumatic brain injury
Contributor(s):: Mallkin, Marjorie J., Lloyd, Leslie Freels, Gerstenberger, Deirdre
Tools of the trade. A new outlook for rehabilitation: creative art therapy
Contributor(s):: Hawkins, N.
Space needs of broilers
Contributor(s):: Bokkers, E. A. M., Boer, I. J. M. de, Koene, P.
There is continuing debate about the space needs and requirements of broiler chickens, The aims of this study were to measure the amount of floor area a six-week-old broiler occupies for different behaviours and to use the obtained results in two models to estimate the number of birds that can be...
A note on the consistency and specificity of lambs' responses to a stockperson and to their photograph in an arena test
Contributor(s):: Tallet, C., Veissier, I., Boivin, X.
Understanding how farm animals perceive their stockperson is a major challenge, especially for artificially reared animals which are known to show strong attraction to humans. Replacing the stockperson by its photograph in an arena test could be a useful method for standardising human stimuli....
Validating techniques to sample behaviour of confined, young pigs
Contributor(s):: Arnold-Meeks, C., McGlone, J. J.
In ten 1-hour segments of videotaped behaviour of 20 swine, half of the segments showed the behaviour of recently re-grouped and aggressive pigs and the remaining segments were of the later socially-stable groups. Attack, feeding, drinking, lying, moving and standing were recorded. Time-sampling...
Tourists' effects on drivers of working Asian elephants
Contributor(s):: Hart, L. A.
A growing wildlife tourist industry in Asia sometimes includes the use of elephants to transport tourists. Elephant drivers are responsible for the safe management of their elephants while loading, transporting, and unloading tourists for rides to view wildlife. This study sought to investigate...
A pilot investigation of Farm Assurance assessors' attitude to farm animal welfare as a confounding factor to training in pig welfare outcome measures
Contributor(s):: Mullan, S., Edwards, S. A., Butterworth, A., Whay, H. R., Main, D. C. J.
The effect of Farm Assurance (FA) assessors' attitude to farm animal welfare on the inter-observer reliability of some welfare outcome measures achieved following training was investigated as part of a larger project examining the feasibility and benefits of the incorporation of some on-farm...