The behavioural effects of undernutrition in confined farm animals.

@article{Lawrence1993TheBE,
  title={The behavioural effects of undernutrition in confined farm animals.},
  author={Alistair B Lawrence and E. M. Claudia Terlouw and Ilias Kyriazakis},
  journal={The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society},
  year={1993},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={219-29}
}
Results suggest that where the animal is unable to engage in functional feeding to reduce nutrient deficit, it may still continue to engage in feeding by directing its feeding behaviour to other alternative stimuli. If feeding is to be maintained where there are constraints on further intake, the alternative stimuli to food must be of sufficient incentive to prevent feeding being inhibited by other tendencies. Alternatives to food then are likely to be chosen on the basis of their sensory… CONTINUE READING