Use of the Hebb-Williams closed-field test to study the learning ability of Jersey cows

@article{Kilgour1981UseOT,
  title={Use of the Hebb-Williams closed-field test to study the learning ability of Jersey cows},
  author={Robert J. Kilgour},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1981},
  volume={29},
  pages={850-860}
}
  • R. Kilgour
  • Published 1 August 1981
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
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