Sökning: "startle test"

Hittade 2 uppsatser innehållade orden startle test.

  1. 1. Stress and meat quality in two lines of the Yorkshire pig breed: Swedish and Dutch

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Författare :Andreas Andersson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Swedish Yorkshire; Dutch Yorkshire; stress; meat quality; behaviour test; novel Arena test; startle test; lactate; temperature and pH;

    Sammanfattning : Pigs are exposed to several different environmental stressors in the modern production from weaning, mixing, crowding etc. Preslaughter stressors may result in meat quality problems, such as the formation of pale, soft and exudative meat as well as the formation of dark, firm and dry meat, which makes the meat to be unattractive. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The effect of a switch in housing systems on the welfare of gilts: does experience matter?

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Författare :Anne-Marieke Smid; [2014]
    Nyckelord :pigs; physical welfare; mental welfare; housing conditions; experience;

    Sammanfattning : In general, three approaches towards animal welfare exist: animal bodies, natures and minds. These concepts respectively emphasise physical health, natural behaviour and mental health. Each approach has its own corresponding welfare indicators. LÄS MER