Domestic Animal Behavior for Veterinarians and Animal Scientists

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John Wiley & Sons, 25.01.2011 - 416 Seiten
Domestic Animal Behavior, Fifth Edition is a fully updated revision of this classic text, with chapters examining key behavior issues ranging from communication to social structure. Coverage encompasses a wide variety of domestic animals including cats, dogs, horses, pigs, sheep, and cattle.   The Fifth Edition also expands its coverage on new key areas of behavior research, including cognition and the genetics of behavior, and provides valuable, current information on normal and aberrant behaviors, making it a must-have resource for veterinarians and animal scientists seeking a thorough understanding of animal behavior.
 

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Communication 1
Aggression and Social Structure 27
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Biological Rhythms and Sleep 61
Patterns of Sleep and Activity in Domestic Animals 67
Sexual Behavior 89
Maternal Behavior 135
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Food and Water Intake 235
20 244mm172mm Contents xiii
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Miscellaneous Behavioral Disorders 273
Behavioral Genetics 287
References 303
Index 379

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Suckling 168

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Über den Autor (2011)

Katherine Albro Houpt,VMD, PhD is emeritus professor of Animal Behavior at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, and Director of Animal Behavior Consultants of Northern Michigan.

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