Essays about: "focal animal sampling"

Showing result 16 - 18 of 18 essays containing the words focal animal sampling.

  1. 16. A comparison of group housing and individual housing for dairy bulls kept for breeding

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

    Author : Isabel Dahlgren; [2010]
    Keywords : bulls; housing; welfare; social behaviour; activity;

    Abstract : This study was conducted at VikingGenetics' bull breeding station in Falkenberg, Sweden. The bulls waiting for the results of their progeny testing at this station are either kept in group housing or individual housing. READ MORE

  2. 17. Diurnal rhythm of the savannah elephant (Loxodonta africana africana) in Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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

    Author : Mikaela Persson Wallenius; [2010]
    Keywords : Elephants; Loxodonta africana; diurnal rhythm; hindgut fermenters;

    Abstract : Elephants are hindgut fermenters, which affects their diurnal rhythm. To reach their nutrient demands, elephants must eat almost constantly throughout the light part of the day. Sexual dimorphism may also affect their behavioral patterns. READ MORE

  3. 18. Habitat preference and foraging behaviour in adult red-tailed monkeys (Cercopithecus ascanius)

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

    Author : Lejla Bektic; [2009]
    Keywords : Cercopithecus ascanius; Sabaringo forest; habitat preference; foraging; postural behaviour; locomotor behaviour;

    Abstract : The red-tailed monkey (Cercopithecus ascanius) is a small, alert and active animal inhabiting forests with dense vegetation and as such hard to observe in its natural habitat. The principal aim of this study was to scrutinize whether the methods, previously used in a behavioural study of the blue monkey (Cercopithecus mitis) can be applied in studies of the red-tailed monkey’s behaviour as well. READ MORE