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Behavioural responses of alpacas (Vicugna pacos) to novel objects

  • 2023
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 53
J. Kapustka & M. Budzyńska Page: 211 - 220

In recent years, keeping alpacas has becoming increasingly popular. However, little research has been conducted on their behaviour. The study aimed to assess behavioural responses of alpacas towards novel objects as a step toward a practical test including novelty and…

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Behaviour, welfare, and tibia traits of fast- and slow-growing chickens reared in intensive and free range systems

  • 2021
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 51
A. Ghayas, J. Hussain, A. Mahmud, M.H. Jaspal, H.M. Ishaq & A. Hussain Page: 22 - 32

The behaviour, welfare, and tibia characteristics of fast- and slow-growing chickens were evaluated in free-range and intensive production systems. A total of 720 birds of three strains were subjected to these systems after 21 days of rearing under the same…

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Selenium and nano-selenium ameliorations in two breeds of broiler chickens exposed to heat stress

  • 2020
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 50
R.A. Hassan, E.S. Soliman, R.T. Hamad, O.M. El-Borady, A.A. Ali & M.S. Helal Page: 215 - 232

The objective of this study was to compare the effects of synthesized nano-selenium (NS) and commercial inorganic selenium (Se) on immunity, behaviour, and performance of Arbor (AB) and Ross (RB) broilers that were exposed to heat stress of 40 °C…

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