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Personality traits in the domestic dog (Canis familiaris)
Abstract The domestic dog ( Canis familiaris ) has been subjected to a huge range of selection pressures during domestication that has resulted in a considerable diversity in morphology andExpand
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Fluctuating asymmetry as an animal welfare indicator — A review of methodology and validity
It has been suggested that fluctuating asymmetry (FA) reflects an animal's ability to cope with the sum of challenges during its growing period and, thus, is a potential welfare indicator. In thisExpand
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Happy pigs are dirty! – conflicting perspectives on animal welfare
Abstract The study of animal welfare cannot be based entirely on science. For a number of assumptions of an ethical nature will it inevitably enter the study of how good or bad animals fare underExpand
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Lying down and rolling behaviour in sows in relation to piglet crushing
Piglet crushing remains a problem in crated sows and it is even more of a problem in loose housing systems. Most piglets are crushed when the sow moves from standing to lying or when she rolls overExpand
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Effects of broody hens on perch use, ground pecking, feather pecking and cannibalism in domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus)
Abstract Previous work has shown that the tendency to feather peck in domestic fowl is influenced by experiences early in life; it was hypothesised that broody hens prevent development of featherExpand
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Pain evaluation in dairy cattle
Abstract Pain compromises the welfare of animals. A prerequisite for being able to alleviate pain is that we are able to recognize it. Potential behavioural signs of pain were investigated for dairyExpand
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An equine pain face
Objective The objective of this study was to investigate the existence of an equine pain face and to describe this in detail. Study design Semi-randomized, controlled, crossover trial. Animals SixExpand
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Individual variation and consistency in piglet behaviour
Abstract In order to investigate consistency in individual variations in piglet behaviour, the undisturbed behaviour of 42 piglets from 13 litters was recorded in their home pens at three differentExpand
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The Correlation of Qualitative Behavior Assessments with Welfare Quality® Protocol Outcomes in On-Farm Welfare Assessment of Dairy Cattle
Abstract The effort to develop methods for assessing animal welfare at farm level has grown dramatically since the end of the 1990s, culminating in the protocols developed by the European-wideExpand
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Effect of brooders on feather pecking and cannibalism in domestic fowl (Gallus gallus domesticus)
Abstract Several studies have shown that the tendency to feather peck is influenced by events early in life and preventive measures should therefore be introduced at hatching. Separating inactiveExpand
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