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Non‐Advertized does not Mean Concealed: Body Odour Changes across the Human Menstrual Cycle
Females of a number of primate species display their fertile period by behavioural and/or morphological changes. Traditionally, the fertile period in human females has been considered to beExpand
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The effect of pre-weaning housing on the play and agonistic behaviour of domestic pigs
The effect of the pre-weaning housing system on play behaviour before weaning and agonistic behaviour after weaning and during the fattening period was investigated in 32 litters of domestic pigs.Expand
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Testing German shepherd puppies to assess their chances of certification
Abstract Behavioral activity of 7-week-old German shepherd puppies was tested and the activities analyzed if they could be used for predicting police efficiency of the individual. In total 206Expand
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Allosuckling in cattle: Gain or compensation?
The objective of this study was to assess the impact of allosuckling on the growth of calves in a herd of domestic cattle. We determined (i) if allosucking calves achieved a better weight gain thanExpand
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High-ranking mares of captive plains zebra Equus burchelli have greater reproductive success than low-ranking mares
Abstract Plains zebra live in harems that include one to six adult mares. Between these mares is a strong order of social hierarchy. The social rank of an equid mare is typically correlated with herExpand
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Seasonal levels of reproductive hormones and their relationship to the antler cycle of male and female reindeer (Rangifer tarandus).
Seasonal levels of LH, FSH, testosterone (T), estradiol, progesterone (P), and prolactin (PRL) were determined in the plasma of five adult bulls, and five barren and four pregnant cows of AlaskanExpand
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Testosterone and estradiol concentrations in serum, velvet skin, and growing antler bone of male white-tailed deer.
The growth and mineralization of antlers correlate with the seasonal variation of serum androgens. Whereas seasonal levels of testosterone (T) in plasma are well established, steroid concentrationsExpand
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Male infanticide in captive plains zebra, Equus burchelli
On the assumption that infanticide exists in plains zebra, as reported for horses, Equus caballus, we tested the following hypothesis. Introducing a new zebra male into a herd of breeding femalesExpand
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Impact of allosucking on growth of farmed red deer calves (Cervus elaphus)
It is generally presumed that allosucking brings benefits to the allosucking infants. Nevertheless, the data supporting such a presumption are rare. The aim of the study was to determine whetherExpand
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Sucking and allosucking duration in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus)
Abstract Sucking duration in ungulates does not only mean milk transfer, but is also associated with maternal care in general. It seems to be a reflection of offspring demand rather than solely milkExpand
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