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  1. Are cows more likely to lie down the longer they stand?

    Contributor(s):: Tolkamp, B. J., Haskell, M. J., Langford, F. M., Roberts, D. J., Morgan, C. A.

    Information on (changes in) standing and lying behaviour of cows can be used for oestrus detection, early diagnosis of disorders and to evaluate welfare consequences of changes in housing and management. Data sets on lying and standing behaviour were collected from cows with IceTagTM sensors...

  2. The human-animal bond: health implications across the lifespan

    Contributor(s):: Horowitz, S.

    This article examines the growing body of research that provides support for the many anecdotally reported health benefits resulting from the human-animal bond, including the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic pain; benefits for paediatric and elderly patients...