Behavior

Discusses newly developed, non-surgical methods as alternatives to beak trimming to prevent injurious feather pecking

Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare

Author: 
Kennedy, Lisa
Published: 
2012
vein Essay ID: 
3285
Essay Description: 
Examines alternative non-surgical methods, such as feather spraying and providing opportunities for natural behaviours, to reduce feather pecking and improve layer welfare. RSPCA Australia Poultry Welfare Science Prize 2012
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Environmental Enrichment in Captive Orange-winged Amazon Parrots (Amazona amazonica): The Importance of encouraging Naturalistic Behaviours

Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.

Author: 
Murray, Caitlin
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3247
Essay Description: 
Considers methods of enriching the environment of captive Orange-winged Amazon parrots (Amazona amazonica), focusing on both food-based and stimulus-type enrichments.
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Behavioural “Problems”: Prevention as the Key to reducing the Number of Dogs euthanased in Australian Animal Shelters

Looks at studies that show the need for improvement in public education and dog behavioural assessment, in order to reduce the euthanasia death toll in dog shelters.

Author: 
Gulliver, Emma
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3252
Essay Description: 
Looks at studies that show the need for improvement in public education and dog behavioural assessment, in order to reduce the euthanasia death toll in dog shelters.
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Importance of Dog Morphology in apparent Behaviour and Trainability: Examining how Morphological Differences in Dog Breeds can affect Perception of their Trainability

Considers how dog breed and therefore morphology, may influence trainability.

Author: 
Zahradka, Jennifer
Published: 
2011
vein Essay ID: 
3254
Essay Description: 
Considers how dog breed and therefore morphology, may influence trainability.
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A Review of Recent Researches into Reducing the Incidence of Tail-biting in Pigs

Explores research into a better understanding of tail-biting behaviour and methods to prevent it.

Author: 
Kang, Kevin
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3219
Essay Description: 
Explores research into a better understanding of tail-biting behaviour and methods to prevent it.
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Reducing Aggression in Pigs at Mixing by means of Environmental and Genetic Selection Tools

Explores strategies, both environmental and genetic, to reduce aggression in pigs where mixing occurs.

Author: 
Kopecny, Lucy
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3220
Essay Description: 
Explores strategies, both environmental and genetic, to reduce aggression in pigs where mixing occurs.
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New Findings regarding the Stereotypic Behaviour of 'Regurgitation and Reingestion' in Captive Western Lowland Gorillas

Discusses consequences, causes and prevention strategies of regurgitation and reingestion in captive western lowland gorillas.

Author: 
Bui, Chau
Published: 
2010
vein Essay ID: 
3225
Essay Description: 
Discusses consequences, causes and prevention strategies of regurgitation and reingestion in captive western lowland gorillas.
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Indoor-housing of the Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus): a question of welfare

Animal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.

Author: 
Gibb-Cumming, Veronica
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
3184
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay - explores the welfare pros and cons of indoor housing for cats.
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Implications of early-life management practices for subsequent behaviour and welfare of foals

Animal Welfare essay. Looks at ways of reducing fearfulness in horses.

Author: 
Barnier, Renate
Published: 
2006
vein Essay ID: 
3185
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay. Looks at ways of reducing fearfulness in horses.
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The effects of early experience on the behaviour and subsequent welfare of horses

Animal Welfare essay. The effect on behaviour and welfare of early experience in the horse.

Author: 
Wallace, Elizabeth
Published: 
2004
vein Essay ID: 
3186
Essay Description: 
Animal Welfare essay. The effect on behaviour and welfare of early experience in the horse.
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