Psychological and Physiological Stress in Hens With Bone Damage

@article{Rokavec2020PsychologicalAP,
  title={Psychological and Physiological Stress in Hens With Bone Damage},
  author={Ne{\vz}a Rokavec and Manja Zupan {\vS}emrov},
  journal={Frontiers in Veterinary Science},
  year={2020},
  volume={7}
}
Abnormalities in bone development in humans and non-humans can lead to impaired physical and psychological health; however, evidence is lacking regarding the role of individual psychosocial factors in the development of poor bone conditions. Addressing this lack of knowledge, we used low-productive laying hens (n = 93) and assessed behavioral responses to an open-field test [at 17, 18, 29, 33 weeks of age (wa)], an aerial predator test (at 39 wa), and a social reinstatement test (at 42 wa… Expand

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