Social dominance in beef cattle — A scoping review
Contributor(s):: Hubbard, Amanda J., Foster, Margaret J., Daigle, Courtney L.
Effects of social dominance, water trough location and shade availability on drinking behaviour of cows on pasture
Contributor(s):: Coimbra, Paula Araujo Dias, Machado Filho, Luiz Carlos Pinheiro, Hötzel, Maria José
The effects of water trough location and presence of shade on the behaviour of cows on pasture were investigated. The impact of social hierarchy on cows’ use of shade and the water trough was also investigated. Thirty two non-pregnant dry cows were randomly divided in four groups in a 4×4 Latin...
Important role of dominance in allogrooming behaviour in beef cattle
Contributor(s):: Šárová, Radka, Gutmann, Anke Kristina, Špinka, Marek, Stěhulová, Ilona, Winckler, Christoph
In domestic cattle, the relationship between dominance and allogrooming behaviour has been investigated in several studies. However, the results do not show a consistent pattern. The aim of this study was to investigate this relationship in a stable female beef cattle herd using social network...