publication . Article . 2006

an ethological study of young horses

Pavla Šišková; Iva Jiskrová; Vladimír Mikule;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, volume 54, pages 129-136 (issn: 1211-8516, eissn: 2464-8310, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Mendel University Press
Abstract
<jats:p>In the present study called “An Ethological Study of Young Horses” we focused on the behaviour of foals from their birth to separation from their mother. We observed and analysed their behaviour and daily activities, and from the achieved results we drew conclusions for practical horse breeding. We studied the following forms of behaviour of the foals: feeding behaviour (sucking, drinking, eating roughage and concentrates, gleaning, coprophagia), defecation and micturition, comfortable behaviour and mutual comfort behaviour, manifestations of relaxation (resting posture, lying down), movement manifestations, playful behaviour, stereotype behaviour, other...
Subjects
free text keywords: General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, Animal science, Economics, Agronomy, Social science, Foal, biology.animal, biology, behaviour, technology, daily activities, Agriculture, S, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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publication . Article . 2006

an ethological study of young horses

Pavla Šišková; Iva Jiskrová; Vladimír Mikule;