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Feeding behaviour, aggression and dominance in group-housed sows


Rault, J-L and Ho, H and Verdon, M and Hemsworth, P, Feeding behaviour, aggression and dominance in group-housed sows, Animal Production Science, 22-25 November, Melbourne, pp. 1495. ISSN 1836-0939 (2015) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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DOI: doi:10.1071/ANv55n12Ab001


Group-housed sows are required to share resources and competition for feed is of paramount importance both for production and sow welfare (Verdon et al. 2015). We hypothesised that there are relationships between aggression, dominance status and feeding behaviour after mixing in gestating sows.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:feeding behaviour, gestating sow, aggression
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Zoology
Research Field:Animal behaviour
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Other animal production and animal primary products
Objective Field:Animal welfare
UTAS Author:Verdon, M (Dr Megan Verdon)
ID Code:120410
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Deposited On:2017-08-23
Last Modified:2017-09-25
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