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  1. Animals and Pastoral Groups in the Mountainous Ömerli District of Southeast Anatolia

    Contributor(s):: Siddiq, Abu Bakar, Şanlı, Süleyman

    Southeast Anatolia has been an ideal place for pastoralism since the Neolithic period. However, there is a lack of information on human–animal relationships from both archaeological settlements and contemporary societies in the region. Through ethnographic fieldwork and exploratory case studies...

  2. Changes in leg health, skin, and plumage condition in domestic male turkeys of varying body weights

    Contributor(s):: Dalton, Hillary A., Wood, Benjamin J., Widowski, Tina M., Guerin, Michele T., Torrey, Stephanie

    Injurious pecking in turkeys is a serious welfare and economic concern in commercial production. Yet, very little is known about the development of this behaviour, and whether it relates to physical characteristics of the turkey. The objective of this study was to investigate the relationships...

  3. Validation of HOBO Pendant® data loggers for automated step detection in two age classes of male turkeys: growers and finishers

    Contributor(s):: Dalton, Hillary A., Wood, Benjamin J., Dickey, James P., Torrey, Stephanie

    Activity levels can be used as a predictor of health status, physical condition, feed efficiency, and coping style in animals. Small, portable data loggers have been validated as an inexpensive and effective alternative to video or live observation for automated activity detection in several...

  4. 10,000 YEARS OF PASTORALISM IN ANATOLIA: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE FOR VARIABILITY IN PASTORAL LIFEWAYS

    Contributor(s):: Hammer, Emily Louise, Arbuckle, Benjamin S.

  5. Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt

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    | Contributor(s):: Alan Mikhail

    In the land-based agrarian world of early modern Ottoman Egypt, animal wealth, labor, and movement were the bases of social and economic life. Animals were the trucks, motors, cranes, heaters, and gas stations of this early modern society. Interspecies relations between humans and various...

  6. A study of beliefs related to animals in Diyarbakir folkloreDiyarbakir folklorunda hayvanlarla ilgili inanislar uzerine bir arastirma

    | Contributor(s):: Kucukaslan, O., Ucar, M.

    Aim: In the study, it was aimed to determine the beliefs on animals in Diyarbakir folklore and to estimate these findings for human-animal relationships and origins of the beliefs, it was also aimed to contribute to the studies on the folklore research. Materials and Methods: The main materials...

  7. Rural and urban students' perceptions of and attitudes toward brown bears in Turkey

    | Contributor(s):: Ambarli, H.

    Many studies have examined adults’ perceptions of and attitudes toward large carnivores to assess human–wildlife conflict and inform conservation strategies, but there have been few studies concerning children. I studied secondary school students’ perceptions of and attitudes...

  8. Hippotherapy and features of horses used in therapyHippoterapi ve terapide kullanilan atlarin ozellikleri

    | Contributor(s):: Koseman, A., Seker, I.

    The aim of this study is to highlight both the hippotherapy, which is used as a method of therapy for mentally and physically disabled individuals and features of horses used in therapy. Shortly, hippotherapy, which means "the therapy by means of a horse", has neuro-physiological mechanism....

  9. Ancient camelids in the Old World - between Arabia and Europe

    | Contributor(s):: Mashkour, M., Beech, M.

    This special issue contains topics on the history, use and value of camels in different areas of the world, including Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Romania, Hungary and Serbia.

  10. Camels in the front line

    | Contributor(s):: Bartosiewicz, L.

    This paper is a short comment on the historical perception of camels in Europe with special regard to Ottoman Turkish occupation in the Carpathian Basin. Regardless of their varied functions ranging from tokens of royal selfrepresentation to mundane beasts of burden or war machinery, these...

  11. Caravans, camel wrestling and cowrie shells: towards a social zooarchaeology of camel hybridization in Anatolia and adjacent regions

    | Contributor(s):: Cakirlar, C., Berthon, R.

    Hybrid camels, intentional crosses between dromedaries and bactrian camels, are prized for their robustness and endurance. They were the prime vehicles of short and long distance caravan trade in a large area between Greece and Mongolia until the whole-scale introduction of motorized transport....

  12. Neolithic Dairy Technology at the European-Anatolian frontier: implications of archaeozoological evidence from Ulucak Hoyuk, Izmir, Turkey, ca. 7000-5700 cal. BC

    | Contributor(s):: Cakirlar, C.

    This paper discusses the archaeozoological evidence from Neolithic Ulucak Hoyuk (Izmir, ca. 7000-5700 cal. BC) in light of current debates on early dairy technologies. The paper aims to add new dimension to the current understanding of the role western Anatolia played in the evolution of early...

  13. Animal exploitation at Körtik Tepe: an early aceramic Neolithic site in southeastern Turkey

    | Contributor(s):: Arbuckle, Benjamin S., Özkaya, Vecihi

  14. Worthy is the lamb : a double burial at Neolithic Çatalhöyük (Turkey)

    | Contributor(s):: Russell, Nerissa

  15. Güvercinkayasi 1997: First note on the faunal remains of Güvercinkayasi

    | Contributor(s):: Gülçur, Sevil

  16. Using livestock guardian dogs in Balkans

    | Contributor(s):: Yilmaz, O., Erturk, Y. E., Coskun, F., Ertugrul, M.

    Aim of this paper to review livestock guardian dogs in Balkan countries. Balkans consist of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, and Turkey. In Balkans there are quite successful livestock guardian dogs including...

  17. Attitudes of Australian and Turkish students of veterinary medicine toward nonhuman animals and their careers

    | Contributor(s):: Izmirli, S., Yigit, A., Phillips, C. J. C.

    We examined attitudes toward nonhuman animal welfare and rights and career aspirations in Australian and Turkish veterinary students. A representative university was selected in each country, with 190 first- and third-year students sampled in each. Survey questions addressed attitudes toward...

  18. Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt

    | Contributor(s):: Mikhail, Alan

  19. Shrink and mortality of beef cattle during long distance transportation

    | Contributor(s):: Teke, B.

  20. Landowner attitudes toward introduced wild turkeys in northwestern Minnesota

    | Contributor(s):: Parent, C. J., Goodwin, B. J., Dunton, E. M.