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Behavioral problems of farmed ostriches in Canada.

@article{Samson1996BehavioralPO,
  title={Behavioral problems of farmed ostriches in Canada.},
  author={J. Samson},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 7},
  pages={
          412-4
        }
}
  • J. Samson
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne
  • Ostriches farmed in Canada often have particular behavioral problems that are brought about by periods of extreme confinement during winter months. Although they still perform normal species specific behaviors such as twirling, kanteling, and kicking, abnormal behaviors become prominent when excessively confined. They include for all age groups of ostriches, feather-picking, behavioral stargazing, dietary indiscretion, pica, anorexia and adipsia, and aggression. These abnormal behaviors… CONTINUE READING
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