ISBN-10:
0898387736
ISBN-13:
9780898387735
Pub. Date:
11/28/1985
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Social Space for Domestic Animals / Edition 1

Social Space for Domestic Animals / Edition 1

by Rene Zayan, R. Zayan

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ISBN-13: 9780898387735
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date: 11/28/1985
Series: Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine Series , #35
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Session I : Problems Related to the Study of Social Space.- by Chairman.- On The Interpretation and Significance of Behavioural and Physiological Indicators of Stress Related to Social Space in Domestic Animals.- Social Space : The Need for a New Look at Animal Communication.- Discussion Report.- Session II : Experimental Results from Research on Laying Hens.- by Chairman.- Some Factors Influencing Spacing in Domestic Fowl in a Semi-Natural Environment.- Spacing Patterns of Laying Hens Kept at Different Densities in Battery Cages.- Effects of Stocking Density on Production and Social Behaviour in Laying Hens.- Effect of Group Size on Behaviour and Production of Egg Layers at Constant Space per Hen in Deep and Shallow Cages.- Social Space in Small Groups of Laying Hens.- Discussion Report.- Session III : Applied Ethological Research on Farm Animals Other than Poultry.- by Chairman.- Social Space Requirements of Pigs.- Effects of Confinement upon Behavioural, Hormonal Responses and Production Indices in Fattening Pigs.- Physiological Aspects of Social Space in Heifers and Pigs.- The Effect of Extra Space on the Behaviour of Dairy Cows Kept in a Cubicle House.- Investigations on Social Space in Open and Restricted Environments in Sheep.- Discussion Report.- Session IV : Some Basic Topics for Future Research.- by Chairman.- Experiments on Behavioural and Cognitive Processes Involved in Social Space of Laying Hens at the Beginning of the Laying Period.- Control Systems for Coping at Critical Densities.- A Basic Approach of Space-Behaviour Relationships in Mammals.- Contribution of Comparative Psychology to Spatial Indicators of Welfare.- Discussion Report.- List of Participants.

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