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  1. Is individual temperament related to behaviors in a social context for a Neotropical parakeet species?

    Contributor(s):: Ramos, Gabriela de Araújo Porto, de Azevedo, Cristiano Schetini, Lovestain, Dhiordan Deon Costa, Jardim, Talys Henrique Assumpção, Sant’Anna, Aline Cristina

    The relations of temperament dimensions obtained in tests traditionally used to assess interindividual differences with long-term behaviors and social rank of animals are poorly understood. Here, our aims were: (a) to investigate the relationships between temperament dimensions obtained through...

  2. Agonistic behavior and social organization in a herd of goats as affected by the introduction of non-members

    Contributor(s):: Addison, W. E., Baker, E.

    The purpose of the project was (1) to identify the pattern of social organization in a herd of goats, and (2) to study the effects of introducing two "non-members" (one male and one female) into an established group. A nearly perfect linear hierarchy was found in the original group. As expected,...

  3. Dominance hierarchies in domestic horses

    Contributor(s):: Houpt, K. A., Law, K., Martinisi, V.

  4. Effect of early androgen treatment on subsequent social behaviour in heifers

    Contributor(s):: Bouissou, M. F.

  5. Ethogram of agonistic behaviour for Thoroughbred horses

    Contributor(s):: Arnold, G. W., Grassia, A.

  6. Patterns and frequency of social interactions in young grazing bulls and steers

    Contributor(s):: Hinch, G. N., Lynch, J. J., Thwaites, C. J.

    Two herds of Hereford cattle, each containing bulls and steers, were observed at ages between 10 and 18 months. Bulls showed higher frequencies of all interactions except grooming and running, but the differences between bulls and steers were significant only at ages greater than 14 months. A...

  7. Position in the peck order and response to human threat in domestic fowl

    Contributor(s):: Syme, L. A., Syme, G. J.

    Three groups of 8 domestic fowl (two all male, and one all female) were subjected to repeated physical threat by a human in group and individual conditions. The last bird to retreat in the group-testing (longest latency for individual measures) and the first (shortest latency) to approach after...

  8. Resting habits of zebu cattle in a nocturnal enclosure

    Contributor(s):: Reinhardt, V., Mutiso, F. M., Reinhardt, A.

  9. Social and spatial organization of male behaviour in mated domestic fowl

    Contributor(s):: Pamment, P., Foenander, F., McBride, G.

    Observations were made of male spacing, mating and agonistic behaviour in 2 pens of mated domestic fowl. In both pens, site attachment was found, with a bunching of observations for cocks living close to a wall. High-ranking males appeared to move over smaller areas than did low-ranking males. A...

  10. Social behaviour and adrenal cortical activity in heifers

    Contributor(s):: Adeyemo, O., Heath, E.

    Heifers of the German Brown Swiss, Holstein and White Fulani cattle were observed before, during and after a training. Individual and social behaviour were observed while the animals were under free housing in the pen, grazing in the paddock and while filing through the crush and the passage...

  11. Social behaviour and social bonds between juvenile and sub-adult Bos indicus calves

    Contributor(s):: Reinhardt, V., Reinhardt, A.

  12. Social organization among young beef cattle in confinement

    Contributor(s):: Stricklin, W. R., Graves, H. B., Wilson, L. L., Singh, R. K.

  13. Social organization and leadership in a grazing herd of suckler cows

    Contributor(s):: Benham, P. F. J.

  14. Social tolerance in livestock

    Contributor(s):: Fraser, A. F.

  15. The Chillingham herd of wild white cattle [social behaviour]

    Contributor(s):: Hall, S. J. G.

  16. The development of social behaviour in calves

    Contributor(s):: Broom, D. M.

  17. The effect of rank on social facilitation of feeding in pigs

    Contributor(s):: Hsia, L. C., Wood-Gush, D. G. M.

  18. The effect on social organization and milk production of minor group alteratlons in dairy cattle

    Contributor(s):: Collis, K. A., Kay, S. J., Grant, A. J., Quick, A. J.

    2 groups of 15 and 12 cows resp. were maintained under identical conditions of management. The 2 most dominant cows from the 1st group were transferred to the 2nd group then returned 2 wk later. After a further 4 wk, the 2 most subordinate cows from the 1st group were transferred to the 2nd group...

  19. The social organization of free-ranging urban dogs. I. Non-estrous social behavior. II. Estrus groups and the mating system

    Contributor(s):: Daniels, T. J.

  20. The social rank index as a measure of social status and its association with egg production in White Leghorn pullets

    Contributor(s):: Lee, Y. P., Craig, J. V., Dayton, A. D.