Rearing laying hens: Environmental complexity and genetic strain affect pullet but not chick performance in a T-maze learning task
Contributor(s):: Rentsch, Ana K., Harlander, Alexandra, Niel, Lee, Siegford, Janice M., Widowski, Tina M.
The Identification and Application of Generalizable Spatial Patterns of Human-Wildlife Conflict
| Contributor(s):: Vivian F. Hawkinson
Many human-wildlife conflict studies focus on one location or one individual species or taxonomic group; fewer comparative studies analyze patterns of conflict across species and regions. As a result, numerous studies report similar conclusions across diverse cases of human-wildlife conflict. I...
Better welfare for broiler chickens given more types of environmental enrichments and more space to enjoy them
| Contributor(s):: Vas, Judit, BenSassi, Neila, Vasdal, Guro, Newberry, Ruth C.
Spatio temporal patterns of human-elephant conflict and its economic costs in and around Chebra Churchura National Park, Southwestern Ethiopia
| Contributor(s):: Adane, Tsegaye, Afework, Bekele, Anagaw, Atikem
Animal welfare and its assossiations with farm size and stockmanship characteristics on European breeding-to-finishing pig farms
| Contributor(s):: Ruckli, A. K., Dippel, S., Helmerichs, J., Hubbard, C., Munsterhjelm, C., Vermeer, H., Leeb, C.
Preliminary study on the application of robotic herding to manipulation of grazing distribution: Behavioral response of cattle to herding by an unmanned vehicle and its manipulation performance
| Contributor(s):: Anzai, Hiroki, Sakurai, Hina
Should we be keeping elephants in captivity?
| Contributor(s):: Taylor, N.
Long-Term Spatial Restriction Generates Deferred Limited Space Use in a Zoo-Housed Chimpanzee Group
| Contributor(s):: Duncan, Luke Mangaliso, D’Egidio Kotze, Chiara, Pillay, Neville
Background: Appropriate space is considered paramount for good captive animal welfare. There has been a concerted effort by captive institutions, particularly zoos, to provide captive animals with relatively large, naturalistic enclosures which havehad demonstrated welfare benefits for animals....
Unanswered Questions and Hypotheses about Domestic Cat Behavior, Ecology, and the Cat-Human Relationship
| Contributor(s):: Turner, D. C.
After recent publication of several reviews covering research results from the last 35 years of domestic cat studies, a number of important unanswered questions and hypotheses have arisen that could interest active researchers, especially those beginning their academic careers. Some sections of...
Determination of static space requirements for finishing bulls based on image analysis
| Contributor(s):: Volkmann, N., Stracke, J., Rauterberg, S. L., Spindler, B., Kemper, N.
The effect of cage size on stress levels in captive green anole (Anolis carolinensis)
| Contributor(s):: Borgmans, G., Palme, R., Sannen, A., Vervaecke, H., Van Damme, R.
A systematic review o f the potential uses of on-animal sensors to monitor the welfare of sheep evaluated using the Five Domains Model as a framework
| Contributor(s):: Fogarty, E. S., Swain, D. L., Cronin, G. M., Trotter, M.
Redefining human-animal relationships: an evaluation of methods to allow their empirical measurement in zoos
| Contributor(s):: Patel, F., Whitehouse-Tedd, K., Ward, S. J.
Efficacy of an interactive apparatus as environmental enrichment for common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)
| Contributor(s):: Lauderdale, L. K., Miller, L. J.
Chinese farmers' attitude towards the improvement of animal welfare in their facilities
| Contributor(s):: Platto, S., Zhu, Q., Guo, A., He, Q., Hu, S., Valros, A., Irwin, A.
Behaviour and welfare: the visitor effect in captive felids
| Contributor(s):: Suarez, P., Recuerda, P., Arias-de-Reyna, L.
Understanding the Behavior of Sanctuary-Housed Chimpanzees During Public Programs
| Contributor(s):: Hansen, Bethany K., Hopper, Lydia M., Fultz, Amy L., Ross, Stephen R.
At zoos, and some sanctuaries, members of the public can observe the resident animals. Examining the characteristics and consequences of this type of human–animal encounter is important to understand public education and engagement as well as animal behavior and welfare. Zoos typically have a...
The non-visual image of the city: how blind and visually impaired white cane users conceptualize urban space
| Contributor(s):: Šakaja, Laura
Use of space and behavior of weaned piglets kept in enriched two-level housing system
| Contributor(s):: Fels, Michaela, Lüthje, Franziska, Faux-Nightingale, Alice, Kemper, Nicole
In this study, the possibility of introducing an elevated platform to a piglet pen was explored as a way of increasing available space and creating functional areas. On the platform, nine different manipulable materials were offered. In four batches, 40 weaned piglets were kept for five weeks in...
Population survey and management strategies of free-roaming dogs (Canis familiaris) on Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
| Contributor(s):: Nimer, Adrianna, Meneses, Nashelly, Watson, Zachary D., Shuster, Stephen M., Benford, Russell
The island of Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, is populated by free-roaming dogs who were introduced during World War II. The local nonhuman animal control agency manages this population; however, the demographic information and public perception of this population remain...