Essays about: "belly-nosing"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word belly-nosing.

  1. 1. Feeding beaviour of slaughter pigs (Sus Scrofa) kept in a Swedish conventional system

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Maria Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : slaughter; pig; conventional; feeding; behaviour; frustration; stress;

    Abstract : The management and keeping of slaughter pigs are normally highly controlled and achieving a good feed effiency is one of the pork industriy’s main goals. When being kept in a conventional system the pigs do not have a good opportunity to perform natural feeding and foraging behaviours which could lead to frustration and a negative welfare. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hur en för tidig avvänjning påverkar kattens beteende

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

    Author : Mia Petersson; [2014]
    Keywords : beteende; katt; avvänjning; problem; modersbeteende; separation; stereotypi; behaviour; feline; maternal behaviour; stereotypies; weaning;

    Abstract : Enligt svensk lag måste alla katter vara minst 12 veckor vid försäljning. I bl.a. Storbritannien kan kattungar dock säljas vid 8 veckors ålder. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of rope and an activation ball on the performance of harmful social behaviors in pigs

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/BiologiLinköpings universitet/Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Johan Jönsson; [2012]
    Keywords : pigs; stereotypies; enrichment; rope; activation-ball; exploratory; foraging; equipment-biting;

    Abstract : A widespread problem in the housing of captive animals is the occurrence and development of abnormal behaviors. In the pig breeding industry the abnormal behaviors causing the biggest welfare problems are stereotypies such as tail-biting, ear-biting, equipment-biting and belly-nosing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Slaktsvins basala behov i kommersiell uppfödning : Slaktsvins basala behov i kommersiell uppfödning oönskade beteenden, skador och välfärdspåverkan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Jonna Johansson; [2010]
    Keywords : gris; välfärd; hudsår; ledinflammationer; stereotypier; halm; golv; stall; pigs; skin lesions; arthritis; stereotypes; straw; floor; housing;

    Abstract : The Swedish Welfare Act § 4 says that "Animals must be kept and cared for in a good environment for animals and in such a way that promotes their health and allow them to behave naturally." Pigs in the wild spend 80% of their waking hours walking around and rooting for food, eating and exploring their environment with its snout. READ MORE

  5. 5. Svansbitning hos grisar, arv eller miljö?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Marie Carlsson; [2009]
    Keywords : svansbitning; gris;

    Abstract : Tail-biting in pigs is an animal welfare issue and in Sweden during 2002 the producers lost tree million Swedish crowns because of tail biting. This economic loss depends on the pigs which are discarded at slaughter because of tail biting. Tail biting can be separated into two stages, "pre-injury" and "injury". READ MORE