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  1. Cattle, sheep, and goats south of the Sahara : an archaeozoological perspective

    Contributor(s):: Clutton-Brock, Juliet, Blench, Roger M., MacDonald, Kevin C.

  2. Prehistoric wild sheep and sheep domestication on the eastern margin of the Middle East

    Contributor(s):: Meadow, Richard H., Crabtree, P. J., Campana, D. V., Ryan, Kathleen

  3. Dogs for herding and guarding livestock

    Contributor(s):: Coppinger, L., Coppinger, R., Grandin, T.

    Dogs that perform best for guarding and herding livestock have different behavioural profiles, as stated by the authors: 'herding dogs are selected to show hunting behaviours, such as eye, stalk, grip or heel. Guarding dogs are selected to show more of the wild ancestor's puppy-like or juvenile...

  4. Animals as scientific objects

  5. Genetics of behavioural reactivity in sheep: a strategy for combining animal welfare and efficiency of production

    Contributor(s):: Boissy, A., Ligout, S., Foulquie, D., Gautier, A., Moreno, C., Delval, E., Francois, D., Bouix, J.

    Modern farm practices, such as reduced contact of livestock with humans and increased size of the herd, induce a decrease of animal familiarisation to farmers so that they are more susceptible to be stressed by routine management procedures. In addition, due to the less support by humans, the...