Essays about: "scan sampling"

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  1. 1. Difference in general behaviour and social interactions of young Yorkshire gilts in different social environments

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

    Author : Linda Marie Hannius; [2019]
    Keywords : Swedish Yorkshire; Dutch Yorkshire; behaviour; social interactions; social environment;

    Abstract : In Sweden, there was a switch of breeding material for pigs in year 2012 where Swedish producers were introduced to the Dutch Yorkshire (DY) instead of the Swedish Yorkshire (SY). Gestating sows have, in Sweden, been kept in group housing since the 1980s while DY gilts on the contrary have been kept in individual stalls. READ MORE

  2. 2. Difference in health and behaviour between two different pig line crosses

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

    Author : Jessica Vahlberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Swedish Yorkshire; Dutch Yorkshire; social interactions; behaviour; health;

    Abstract : The most common housing system within the European Union for gestating sows and gilts have for many years been individual stalls while Sweden on the contrary has a long history, since the end of the 1980s, of group housing. The switch of breeding material in the beginning of the 2000ies in Sweden resulted in the end of breeding of the Swedish Yorkshire (SY), and instead the Dutch Yorkshire (ZY) was introduced to Swedish pig producers. READ MORE

  3. 3. How is feed-related behaviour in growing pigs affected by total mixed ration feed with intensively treated silage?

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

    Author : Sara Holmström; [2019]
    Keywords : pig behaviour; grass-clover silage; total mixed ration; social interactions; nutrient utilization;

    Abstract : In Nordic countries, roughage e.g. silage from ley crops is mainly provided in the daily feed rations to pigs within organic production systems. Grass-clover silage brings multiple advantages in letting pigs perform natural behaviours and reduces aggressive social interactions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hägnstorlekens betydelse för fårs aktivitet och uppvisande av positiva beteenden

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

    Author : Isabelle Bergman Karlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : får; hägn; storlek; aktivitet; positiva känslor; beteenden; välfärd;

    Abstract : Animals who live in captivity has a limited area to live on which can affect their life quality and natural social behaviors. Animals at a zoo meet a lot of known and unknown humans every day, and that can be both positive and negative for the animals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multiband functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for functional connectivity assessments

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Cecilia Björnfot; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : During resting state the brain exhibits synchronized activity within all major brain networks. Using blood oxygen level dependent (BOLD) resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) based detection it is possible to quantify the degree of correlation, connectivity, between regions of interest and assess information regarding the integrity of the inter-regional functional integration. READ MORE