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Title: Ranking for fight lesion scores is not consistent over time
Contributor(s): Bunter, Kim L  (author); Boardman, K L (author)
Publication Date: 2015
DOI: 10.1071/ANV55N12AB016
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18912
Abstract: Aggressive behaviours such as fighting compromise the welfare of group-housed gilts and sows. The extent of lesions that result from fighting is a simple measure of the aggression received by individual animals within a group, and is a potential measure of individual behaviour (Turner et al. 2006). However, group dynamics and individual behaviour can change over time. The hypothesis investigated in this study was that for individual gilts regrouped within parity over time, post-selection and pre-farrowing lesion scores might not be a consistent indicator of aggressive behaviours.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Animal Production Science, 55(12), p. 1493-1493
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Place of Publication: Australia
ISSN: 1836-5787
1836-0939
Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 070201 Animal Breeding
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 300305 Animal reproduction and breeding
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 830308 Pigs
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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