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  1. Animals as scientific objects

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

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

  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. 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...

  5. 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