Essays about: "vocalisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word vocalisation.

  1. 1. Play behaviour and maternal relationship between ewe and lambs in Urial sheep (Ovis vignei bochariensis)

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

    Author : Alicia Josefsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Urial sheep; play behaviour; social play; locomotor play; maternal behaviour; locomotor behaviour welfare; conservation; ex situ; zoo;

    Abstract : Ex situ conservation is done to alleviate the risk of threatened species going extinct and one major conservation aim is increasing the population size. One place working with ex situ conservation is the zoo Nordens Ark in Sweden, and one of their target species is Urials (Ovis vignei bochariensis). READ MORE

  2. 2. Friend or foam? Improved methods for stunning of pigs with foam : effects of repetition and scent on pig reaction to foam

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

    Author : Miranda Blad; [2022]
    Keywords : pig; behaviour; stunning; foam; smell; scent; fear assessment; animal welfare;

    Abstract : There are several methods available for stunning of pigs before slaughter, but the most frequently used at larger abattoirs are electricity and CO2. There are advantages and disadvantages with both methods. As there is no method that does not have major animal welfare drawbacks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Euthanizing single or pairs of sick, injured or weak piglets with nitrogen foam : effects on animal welfare

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

    Author : Emma Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Euthanasia; animal welfare; anoxia; controlled atmosphere; nitrogen; behaviour;

    Abstract : In pig production, it is inevitable having to euthanize some piglets due to sickness, injuries or weakness. The methods available for euthanizing piglets that are 0-42 days are blunt force trauma and captive bolt followed by sticking. READ MORE

  4. 4. Canine stress responses : a study on the impact of petting on behaviour, saliva cortisol and heart rate of dogs

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

    Author : Tanmayee Anil Chaudhary; [2021]
    Keywords : petted; not-petted; behaviour; body postures; vocalisation; saliva cortisol; heart rate;

    Abstract : From previous researches it has been shown that dogs being petted by familiar people show more calming gestures and social approach. The aim of this experiment was to investigate whether a 5-minute tactile stimulation reduces or buffers the stress reaction in dogs. The participants were 20 privately owned dogs and their owners. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anpassningsbara kycklingar : Den tidiga utvecklingens betydelse för att minska stress hos värphöns

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

    Author : Veronika Winnberg; [2021]
    Keywords : värphöns; stress; anpassning; tonic immobility; H L ratio;

    Abstract : Syftet med mitt arbete är att undersöka hur kycklingars tidiga uppväxtmiljö påverkar deras förmåga att anpassa sig och hantera stress. Djur som lever i en berikad miljö får större möjlighet att lära sig hantera fler utmaningar vilket kan leda till att de blir bättre på att hantera förändringar i miljön senare i livet. READ MORE