Factors that can be used to predict release rates for wildlife casualties
Contributor(s):: Molony, S. E., Baker, P. J., Garland, L., Cuthill, I. C., Harris, S.
Of the wildlife casualties admitted to rehabilitation centres in England, less than half are subsequently released back into the wild. If the factors associated with survival within rehabilitation centres can be determined, they may be used to focus efforts on individuals with high chances of...
Fear-motivated aggression in dogs: patient characteristics, diagnosis and therapy
Contributor(s):: Galac, S., Knol, B. W.
284 dogs were referred to the Utrecht University Animal Clinic for behavioural problems between 1 January 1991 and 1 January 1994. Fear-motivated aggression was diagnosed in 73 (26
Physiological mechanisms causing sickness behaviour and suffering in diseased animals
Contributor(s):: Gregory, N. G.
Travel sickness and meat quality in pigs
Contributor(s):: Bradshaw, R. H., Randall, J. M., Forsling, M. L., Rodway, R., Goode, J. A., Brown, S. N., Broom, D. M.
An experiment was conducted to investigate the incidence of travel sickness in pigs, specific hormone concentrations at exsanguination and subsequent meat quality. Fifty, 80-kg slaughter pigs were transported on a lorry for 4.5 h. During the journey, behavioural observations of the individually...