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The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse

The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse

  • Author: Andrew Ferguson Fraser
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1845936299
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 255
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Rev. ed. of: The behaviour of the horse / Andrew F. Fraser. c1992.

The behaviour of the horse

The behaviour of the horse

  • Author: Andrew Ferguson Fraser
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 9780851987859
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 288
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Horses have traditionally been used by man over the centuries for both work and recreation. Undoubtedly it was the behavioural characteristics of horses that made them suitable for domestication. More recently, horses have been bred for both behavioural and morphological attributes that enhance their abilities as working animals or for recreational or competitive purposes. This book provides a comprehensive scientific overview of the behaviour of horses as a basis for ensuring their well-being. It begins by discussing the evolutionary and neurological bases of behaviour, and concepts such as emotion and motivation. Chapter 3 considers maintenance behaviour, that is, behaviours such as body care, reactivity, sleep and feeding, which relate to homeostasis of the individual. A chapter on reproduction then reviews male and female sexual behaviour as well as fetal, parturient and maternal behaviour. Chapter 5 examines behaviour of the foal, play, general social behaviour and interactions. There is then consideration of abnormal behaviours and how to control them, before the final chapter assesses horse welfare, particularly in the context of training and overall husbandry. The book provides a unique perspective of a topical subject and will interest students and professionals in veterinary science, animal husbandry, animal behaviour and horse management.

The Genetics of the Horse

The Genetics of the Horse

  • Author: Ann T. Bowling,Anatoly Ruvinsky
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 9780851999258
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 512
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The theory and application of mammalian genetics have been evolving rapidly over the past two decades. This has given scientists fresh insight into the biological processes which affect the functions of the animal in question. This is the latest title in our successful series of genetics books. Reference book providing a comprehensive review of the current research in horse geneticsChapters written by international experts in the field Of worldwide relevance

The Ethology of Domestic Animals

The Ethology of Domestic Animals

An Introductory Text, 3rd Edition

  • Author: Per Jensen
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1786391651
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 311
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Completely updated, revised and redesigned in colour throughout, this classic bestselling text continues to provide a concise introduction to the important fundamentals of animal behaviour from genetics, physiology, motivation, learning and cognition, through to social and reproductive behaviour, abnormal behaviour and human-animal interactions. This text remains a highly respected, essential resource for both students and lecturers in animal and veterinary science, animal welfare, zoology and psychology.

Livestock Housing

Livestock Housing

Modern Management to Ensure Optimal Health and Welfare of Farm Animals

  • Author: Andres Aland,Thomas Banhazi
  • Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub
  • ISBN: 9086862179
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 491
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Appropriate housing that promotes excellent health and high welfare for different livestock species is an essential aspect of sustainable animal production. The appropriate design of livestock buildings is a fast changing and ever improving professional endeavour. This book is set out to review the `current best practice management¿ in relation to all key design elements of livestock buildings. It is important to manage these buildings correctly to generate environmental conditions that will enhance the health and welfare of livestock, the health of farm workers and people living near farming operations. 'Livestock housing' is written for all those who are involved in managing the health and welfare conditions of housed livestock on commercial farms, including farm workers, animal scientists, veterinarians, agricultural engineers and of course students. Contributions have been solicited from highly respected specialists from around the world. All key areas of housing management are reviewed, including feeding, watering, ventilation and waste management systems. Furthermore, issues such as the control of emissions, role of bedding, maintenance of hygiene, the management of thermal and aerial environment as well as the use of modern technological tools in the service of livestock management are discussed. This book provides a unique forum for leading international experts to convey up-to-date information to professionals involved in modern animal production.

Principles and Applications of Domestic Animal Behavior

Principles and Applications of Domestic Animal Behavior

An Introductory Text

  • Author: Edward O. Price
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1845933982
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 332
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In order to understand and manage animals in their natural or captive environments we must first understand why animals do what they do and recognize limitations in their ability to adapt to different environments. Drawing on the author's considerable experience in both teaching and research, this introductory-level textbook describes the basic principles underlying animal behavior and how those concepts can be used in managing the care of domestic and captive wild animals, covering four key themes: development of behavior, biological rhythms, social behavior and behavioral aspects of animal management. Extensively illustrated with many practical examples and over 150 photos and figures, the book will be essential reading for animal science and veterinary students.

Equine Learning and Behaviour

Equine Learning and Behaviour

  • Author: Evelyn B. Hanggi
  • Publisher: Cab International
  • ISBN: 9781780640396
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 256
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This book provides an up-to-date account of the behavioral biology of horses. The author examines the mechanisms and cognitive functions behind individual and social behavior, as well as tackling the experimental methodology behind the accurate interpretation of equine behavior and cognition. The book also addresses the learning abilities of horses and demonstrates the applicability of learning theory to training and handling. Also covered are temperament, management and some of the behavioral issues that arise primarily as a result of human contact.

Equine Behavior - E-Book

Equine Behavior - E-Book

A Guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists

  • Author: Paul McGreevy
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702052922
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 368
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Equine Behavior: A guide for Veterinarians and Equine Scientists is the quintessential reference for all who really want to know what makes horses tick. Research in horse behavior has made great strides in recent years. This book examines the truth behind modern trends and ancient traditions. Full of insight, it rounds up the latest findings of practitioners and researchers from all over the world, drawing on both cutting-edge research and best practice. With more than 1,000 references, the book explores equine behavior from first principles, by considering the behavior of free-ranging horses and focusing on ways in which management and training influence the responses of their domestic counterparts. Equine physicians, trainers, handlers and owners all need to be students of equine behavior, because the first sign of a problem is often a change in behavior. So, whether you own, ride, lead, groom, feed or heal horses, what you observe is vital to your understanding. Behavioral problems in the stable and under saddle are a grave concern for equine veterinarians worldwide, because they can lead to poor performance, welfare issues, abuse and, ultimately, wastage. Traditionally, veterinarians gave priority to the physical health of their equine patients. This book is a unique attempt to demonstrate the way science can throw light on how and why problems and unwelcome behaviors arise. It also offers ways to bring about change for the better. Beautifully illustrated with more than 500 photographs and line diagrams, Equine Behavior: A guide for veterinarians and equine scientists is an essential resource for practising veterinarians, students and enthusiasts with a specific interest in horses, ponies, and donkeys. Professional trainers and handlers, equine scientists and behavior therapists will also find its contents invaluable. Paul McGreevy is Senior Lecturer in Animal Behavior at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science Features a practical, hands-on approach to all aspects of equine behavior Discusses all factors that effect equine behavior Contrasts normal behavior with abnormal behavior Reviews all behavioral problems Lists and reviews the latest drug therapies Addresses difficult-to-treat clinical problems such as head-shaking, with insights from the leading researcher in this area Provides a brief clinical evaluation of 'horse-whispering' Illustrates the key behavioral differences between horses and donkeys

Social Behavior in Farm Animals

Social Behavior in Farm Animals

  • Author: J. L. Keeling
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 9780851997179
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 406
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An understanding of social behaviour is increasingly necessary in farm animal husbandry as more animals are housed in groups rather than in individual stalls or pens. There may be economic or welfare reasons for such housing. This book is the first to specifically address this important subject. The chapters fall into three broad subject areas: concepts in social behaviour; species specific chapters; current issues. Authors include leading experts from Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand.Animal welfare/behaviour issues are becoming increasingly importantCombines theoretical and practical details about the social behaviour of our most common farm speciesWritten by leading experts from around the world

Farm Animal Behaviour

Farm Animal Behaviour

Characteristics for Assessment of Health and Welfare

  • Author: Ingvar Ekesbo
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1845937708
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 237
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Animal behaviour is the basis for ascertaining their welfare and is a topic of ever growing importance. This undergraduate-level textbook is organised into three sections covering all major farm animals of the world, both mainstream and specialist: large farm animal species (horses, cattle, swine, sheep and goats), poultry and farmed birds and non-domesticated animals such as deer. Each chapter describes the elements of behaviour of a particular species in a clear and uniform format. Background to domestication, innate and learnt behaviour, social behaviour, mating behaviour, activity patterns, senses, behaviour in the young animal, vision and hearing are all covered for each species. Understanding of ethological knowledge is both a necessary aid for getting correct diagnoses, but also for the assessment of health and welfare in the single animal or a group of animals, making the book valuable for veterinary practitioners as well as students at university and tertiary level.

The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare

The Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare

  • Author: D. S. Mills,Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 0851997244
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 685
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The practical focus of this authoritative, comprehensive encyclopedia promotes the understanding and improvement of animals' behaviour without compromising welfare. It will be an essential resource for practising veterinarians, researchers and students in zoology and ethology, and for all those working with and interested in animals and their welfare. --Book Jacket.

Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management, 4th Edition

Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management, 4th Edition

  • Author: Mina C G Davies Morel
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1780644426
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 434
  • View: 7399
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The fourth edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive account of how to successfully breed horses. Updated throughout, the new edition will cover techniques such as cloning, intra-cytoplasmic sperm injections (ICSI), in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and related reproductive technology that is currently being developed. This book also looks at reproductive anatomy, endocrine control and selection for breeding mares and stallions, and pregnancy, parturition and lactation in the mare. This classic textbook is required reading for many equine science and related courses, particularly in the UK.

Livestock Handling and Transport, 4th Edition

Livestock Handling and Transport, 4th Edition

Theories and Applications

  • Author: Temple Grandin
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1780643217
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 496
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Edited by world-renowned animal scientist Dr. Temple Grandin, this practical book integrates scientific research and industry literature on cattle, pigs, poultry, sheep, goats, deer, and horses, in both the developed and developing world, to provide a practical guide to humane handling and minimizing animal stress. Reviewing the latest research on transport systems, restraint methods and facilities for farms and slaughterhouses, this fully updated fourth edition of Livestock Handling and Transport includes new coverage of animal handling in South America, and reviews extensive new research on pig transportation in North America

Proceedings of the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

Proceedings of the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting

  • Author: Sagi Denenberg
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1786394588
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 197
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This book contains the proceedings from the 11th International Veterinary Behaviour Meeting. Keynote Presentations include 'Use of Psychopharmacology to Reduce Anxiety and Fear in Dogs and Cats: A Practical Approach' by Barbara L. Sherman, 'A Multimodal Approach to Resolving Tension Between Cats in the Same Household: A Practical Approach' by Sarah E. Heath, 'The Importance of the Welfare of Research Animals to Maximise the Quality of Behavioural Research: Do We Measure True Behaviours?' by Patrick Pageat and 'Making Animal Welfare Sustainable - Human Behaviour Change for Animal Behaviour: The Human Element' by Jo White and Suzanne Rogers.

Horse Genetics

Horse Genetics

  • Author: Ernest Frank Bailey,Samantha A. Brooks
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1780643292
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 200
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This textbook describes the basic genetics of the horse including coat, color, parentage, medical and population genetics, cytogenetics, performance, breeding systems and genetic conservation.

The Equid Ethogram

The Equid Ethogram

A Practical Field Guide to Horse Behavior

  • Author: Sue M. McDonnell
  • Publisher: Eclipse Press
  • ISBN: 9781581500905
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 375
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This book details everything from ongoing daily activites to social interaction among horses to abnormal behaviors. Each behavior is further explained by original line drawings, photographs or both.

Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare, 5th Edition

Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare, 5th Edition

  • Author: Donald M Broom,Andrew F Fraser
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1780645392
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 472
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Humans have a natural interest in animals; through a long history of domestication, they have become tools, a food source and even friends. Behaviour is a significant indicator of animal health and well-being, and understanding this behaviour is therefore the key to good management. Covering all aspects of animal behaviour and how this relates to welfare for companion animals, farm animals and farmed fish, this book reviews development, socialisation, locomotion, reproduction and more. It takes a comprehensive approach to the subject, including a section of chapters addressing common abnormal behaviours and reviewing some animals, such as rabbits, from both a pet and farm perspective. Now in its fifth edition, Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare includes new chapters detailing the welfare of sheep, goats and exotic pets, and welfare in relation to genetic selection and modification. Animal behaviour and welfare sciences are now core topics for agriculture and veterinary students, with courses and research opportunities in this field growing world-wide. Fully updated and with new photographs, this indispensable textbook provides a student-friendly guide to the major themes of animal behaviour and welfare.

Improving Animal Welfare, 2 Edition

Improving Animal Welfare, 2 Edition

A Practical Approach

  • Author: Temple Grandin
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 1780644671
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 376
  • View: 9545
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By taking an entirely practical approach, this textbook aims to help those working with animals to apply methods for improving welfare, bridging the gap between scientific research and practical application. This book provides a guide to practical evaluation and auditing of welfare problems for farmed animals, emphasizing the importance of measuring conditions that compromise welfare such as lameness, or the use of electric goads. This second edition is fully updated with new literature, new, up to date coverage of pain management, and the addition of a new chapter on animal welfare in organic farming systems.

The Domestic Horse

The Domestic Horse

The Origins, Development and Management of Its Behaviour

  • Author: D. S. Mills,S. M. McDonnell
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521891134
  • Category: Pets
  • Page: 249
  • View: 1897
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Humans have had a profound influence on the horse since its domestication in the late Neolithic period. Used for transport, labour, food and recreation, horses have become important in many facets of our society. Daniel Mills and Sue McDonnell have produced an exceptional account of our current knowledge of the development and management of the behaviour of the horse, from its wild roots. The Domestic Horse, first published in 2005, brings together, for the first time, an unrivalled collection of international scientific authors to write on the latest findings concerning the behaviour and welfare of this beautiful animal. Illustrated throughout, The Domestic Horse will appeal to animal scientists, those working with horses in a professional capacity and the owner/enthusiast. It also provides sound complementary reading for animal/equine science courses and veterinary students.

Animal Domestication and Behavior

Animal Domestication and Behavior

  • Author: Edward O. Price
  • Publisher: CABI
  • ISBN: 9780851997728
  • Category: Animal behavior
  • Page: 320
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written by a world authority on animal behavioura highly original contribution to the subjectcovers behaviour and domestication of farm, zoo and companion animalsThis book synthesizes existing knowledge of the process of domestication and how it has affected the behaviour of captive wild and domesticated animals. Three broad themes are addressed:Genetic contributions to the process of domesticationExperimental contributions to the process of domesticationThe process of feralization (i.e. the adaptation of domesticated animals when returned to their natural habitat)