Examples of Animal Behavior Research
Researchers in ethology are interested in understanding all aspects of animal behavior. We have highlighted some great examples of Animal Behavior Research on our Behavioral Research Blog.
Chicken Farm
The abolition of battery farming has improved chicken welfare, but there are still problems like feather pecking. In the ChickenStress project, we will try to understand better how to reduce stress and improve welfare.
Introducing students to The Observer XT
Prof. Dr. Stefanski and Dr. Flauger explain why it is important to introduce students to professional software tools at an early stage.
4 Cool cow facts
The investigation of movement, activity, and behavior of animals in stables gives great insight. Read this blog to learn more about that, but also about cow behavior in paddocks.
What do calves choose to eat
Guest blogger Laura Webb wrote about her research on dietary preferences in calves.
Mixing sows: the aggression and stress of group housing on first-time sow mother
In this experiment, Ison and colleagues looked at the social interaction when a mixed group of primiparous and older, unfamiliar sows were placed in group housing together.
Social pigs
If you want to get on in life, is it better to make friends, or should you trample down the competition? Maybe we can learn something from animals…