Essays about: "Sus scrofa"

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  1. 1. Positive welfare indicators of the domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus), a review : Which of the indicators are being used for the on-farm evaluation of pig’s positive welfare?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för biologi och miljö (BOM)

    Author : Maria Papageorgiou; [2022]
    Keywords : Pig; Sus scrofa domesticus; positive welfare; positive welfare indicator; positive welfare assessment; play; social affiliative behaviors; vocalizations; Welfare Quality protocol for pigs;

    Abstract : Since the 1960s the focus of animal welfare has been mainly on the negative aspects of welfare and on minimizing and alleviating these negatives. Lately, the focus has been not only on the negative features of welfare that should be kept above a minimum standard, but also on the positive ones that should be enforced. READ MORE

  2. 2. Wild boar feeding site effects on targeted and non-targeted species

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Emma Engvall; [2022]
    Keywords : artificial feeding; baiting; establishment; rooting; diversity; species richness;

    Abstract : Wild boar (Sus scrofa) is an ungulate species that is increasing in Europe and Sweden, and with that causing conflicts and problems in agriculture. Wild boar are omnivores and are often rooting in the ground to find food items. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of forage on piglets’ behavior in connection with weaning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Linnea Wikars; [2021]
    Keywords : behaviour; enrichment; forage; pig; silage; weaning;

    Abstract : Pigs’ (Sus scrofa) behaviors are affected by the environment they are housed in, where an enriched environment offers pigs to perform more diverse behaviors. Pigs reared in barren environments perform more oral manipulation toward their pen mates, compared to pigs reared in enriched environments. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of wild boar (Sus scrofa) on soil processes and tree growth

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Andreas Lundgren; [2021]
    Keywords : Wild boars; soil processes; tree growth; Vildsvin; markprocesser; trädtillväxt;

    Abstract : Wild boars (Sus scrofa) have increased rapidly in population size and home range since their reintroduction to the Swedish fauna. Through their rooting behaviour, the boars can cause great disturbance to the ecosystem. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trichinella spp. in Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber) in Sweden and Norway : a pilot study

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Sofia Lovén; [2021]
    Keywords : trichinosis; trichiniasis; parasite; zoonotic; herbivore; magnetic stirrer method; artificial digestion;

    Abstract : Trichinellosis is a zoonotic disease that can lead to severe illness and even death in humans. Transmission of larvae occurs with consumption of infected meat. The major sources of infection are pork and wildlife such as wild boar (Sus scrofa) and carnivores. READ MORE