By Laura Boyle, Niamh O'connel, Alison Hanlon

ISBN-10: 9086860818

ISBN-13: 9789086860814

This booklet includes the lawsuits of the forty second Congress of the foreign Society for utilized Ethology. a complete of 251 contributions have been awarded through the congress. the present meals challenge is between many demanding situations dealing with agriculture on this planet this day. it really is becoming then that the subject matter of this ebook is 'Applied ethology: addressing destiny demanding situations in animal agriculture'. the foundation for this subject matter is that wisdom and knowing of the foundations and procedures that govern farm animal behaviour may be reworked into practices that supply sustainable strategies to the demanding situations presently dealing with farm animal construction platforms. This publication displays the subject but in addition demonstrates the variety of study in utilized Ethology.

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Pleasurable touch, hedonic taste) induced by an innate or acquired positive reinforcement from the resource. Then, a post-consummatory motivational state is associated with low arousal positive emotions such as ‘satisfaction’, ‘relaxation’ or ‘relief ’ which function to aid recovery or restoration once the resource or goal is acquired. This concept of a ‘Reward Cycle’, wherein an organism passes through appetitive, consummatory and post-consummatory phases, links motivational and emotional theory.

A. Geverink1, B. Ampe2, E. M. Tuyttens1, 1Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO), Animal Sciences, Scheldeweg 68, 9090 Melle, Belgium, 2Ghent University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Physiology and Biometry, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium To support the transition from individual to group housing of pregnant sows in Belgium, an observational study was started in 2005 to identify factors associated with welfare of grouphoused sows. Forty pig farms with diverse group-housing systems were visited twice.

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