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11 Citations (Scopus)
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An assessment of factors controlling N2O and CO2 emissions from crop residues using different measurement approaches

Badagliacca, G., Ruisi, P., Rees, RM. & Saia, S., 13 Apr 2017, In : Biology and Fertility of Soils. 53, 5, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

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crop residue
Cambisol
plant residue
greenhouse gas
gas
3 Citations (Scopus)

An empirical analysis of U.K. milk contract prices 2004-2016

Costa-Font, M. & Revoredo-Giha, C., 26 Nov 2017, In : Agribusiness. 34, 1, p. 112 - 141 30 p.

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Milk
Empirical analysis
Market factors
Contract manufacturing
Dairy
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Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Ampicillin
Population
Parasitology
Nalidixic Acid
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Animal health and greenhouse gas intensity: the paradox of periparturient parasitism

Houdijk, JGM., Tolkamp, BJ., Rooke, JA. & Hutchings, MR., 18 May 2017, In : International Journal for Parasitology. 47, 10-11, p. 633 - 641 9 p.

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greenhouse gases
animal health
methane
parasitism
nitrous oxide
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Animal health surveillance in Scotland in 2030: using scenario planning to develop strategies in the context of 'Brexit'

Boden, LA., Auty, HK., Reeves, A., Rydevik, G., Bessell, P. & McKendrick, IJ., 27 Nov 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 201

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stakeholder
livestock
surveillance
animal health
planning
24 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

A novel astrovirus associated with encephalitis and ganglionitis in domestic sheep

Pfaff, F., Schlottau, K., Scholes, S., Courtenay, A., Hoffmann, B., Hoper, D. & Beer, M., 22 Feb 2017, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 64, 3, p. 677 - 682 6 p.

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Domestic Sheep
Encephalitis
Sheep
Metagenomics
Spinal Nerve Roots
4 Citations (Scopus)
8 Downloads (Pure)

Application of Free Choice Profiling to assess the emotional state of dogs housed in shelter environments

Arena, L., Wemelsfelder, F., Messori, S., Ferri, N. & Barnard, S., 24 Jun 2017, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 195, p. 72 - 79 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Applying a 'value landscapes approach' to conflicts in water governance: the case of the Paraguay-Parana Waterway

Schulz, C., Martin-Ortega, J., Ioris, AAR. & Glenk, K., 25 Mar 2017, In : Ecological Economics. 138, p. 47 - 55 9 p.

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water
stakeholder
agroindustry
social justice
waterway
11 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

A prospective cohort study of digital cushion and corium thickness. Part 1: Associations with body condition, lesion incidence, and proximity to calving

Newsome, RF., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Bollard, NJ., Mason, CS., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 6, p. 4745 - 4758 14 p.

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Dermis
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Incidence
Hoof and Claw
9 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A prospective cohort study of digital cushion and corium thickness. Part 2: Does thinning of the digital cushion and corium lead to lameness and claw horn disruption lesions?

Newsome, RF., Green, MJ., Bell, NJ., Bollard, NJ., Mason, CS., Whay, HR. & Huxley, JN., 21 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 6, p. 4759 - 4771 13 p.

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Hoof and Claw
Dermis
Horns
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
12 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

A quantitative analysis of attitudes and behaviours concerning sustainable parasite control practices from Scottish sheep farmers

Jack, C., Hotchkiss, E., Sargison, ND., Toma, L., Milne, CE. & Bartley, DJ., 14 Feb 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 139, Part B, p. 134 - 145 12 p.

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anthelmintics
quantitative analysis
control methods
farmers
sheep
10 Citations (Scopus)

Are there trade-offs in valuation with respect to greenhouse gas emissions, origin and food miles attributes?

Akaichi, F., Nayga, RM. J. & Nalley, LL., 1 Feb 2017, In : European Review of Agricultural Economics. 44, 1, p. 3 - 31 29 p.

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Greenhouse gas emissions
Trade-offs
Food
Willingness-to-pay
Substitution
37 Citations (Scopus)

A revised family-level classification of the Polyporales (Basidiomycota)

Justo, A., Miettinen, O., Floudas, D., Ortiz-Santana, B., Sjökvist, E., Lindner, D., Nakasone, K., Niemelä, T., Larsson, K-H., Ryvarden, L. & Hibbett, D. S., Sep 2017, In : Fungal Biology. 121, 9, p. 798-824 27 p.

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Polyporales
Basidiomycota
taxonomy
new family
taxonomic revisions
1 Citation (Scopus)
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A simulation modelling study of water pollution caused by outwintering of cows

McGechan, MB., Barnes, AP., Fychan, R. & Marley, CL., 26 Sep 2017, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 142, p. 397 - 405 9 p.

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water pollution
modeling
simulation
weather
pollution
33 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing uncertainties in crop and pasture ensemble model simulations of productivity and N2O emissions

Ehrhardt, F., Soussana, J-F., Bellocchi, G., Grace, P., McAullife, R., Recous, S., Sandor, R., Smith, P., Snow, V., Migliorati, MDA., Basso, B., Bhatia, A., Brilli, L., Doltra, J., Dorich, CD., Doro, L., Fitton, N., Giacomini, SJ., Grant, B., Harrison, MT. & 20 others, Jones, SK., Kirschbaum, MUF., Klumpp, K., Laville, P., Leonard, J., Liebig, M., Lieffering, M., Martin, R., Massad, RS., Meier, E., Merbold, L., Moore, AD., Myrgiotis, V., Newton, P., Pattey, E., Rolinski, S., Sharp, J., Smith, WN., Wu, L. & Zhang, Q., 28 Oct 2017, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 2, p. e603 - e616

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pasture
productivity
crop
simulation
grassland
8 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Association between body energy content in the dry period and post calving production disease status in dairy cattle

Smith, GL., Friggens, NC., Ashworth, CJ. & Chagunda, MGG., 15 Feb 2017, In : Animal. 11, 9, p. 1590 - 1598 9 p.

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dry period (lactation)
energy content
dairy cattle
calving
cows
1 Citation (Scopus)
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A systematic approach to identifying key parameters and processes in agroecosystem models

Myrgiotis, V., Rees, RM., Topp, CFE. & Williams, M., 26 Dec 2017, In : Ecological Modelling. 368, p. 344 - 356 13 p.

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agricultural ecosystem
sensitivity analysis
calibration
parameter
alternative agriculture
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A time-series of methane and carbon dioxide production from dairy cows during a period of dietary transition

Lee, MA., Todd, A., Sutton, MA., Chagunda, MGG., Roberts, DJ. & Rees, RM., 30 Sep 2017, In : Cogent Environmental Science. 3, 1385693.

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methane
time series analysis
dairy cows
carbon dioxide
greenhouse gases
5 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

Attitudes towards the use of insect-derived materials in Scottish salmon feeds

Popoff, M., MacLeod, M. & Leschen, W., 17 May 2017, In : Journal of Insects as Food and Feed. 3, 2, p. 131 - 138 8 p.

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salmon
insects
fish meal
consumer attitudes
insect larvae
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Blowfly strike in sheep: self-help surveillance for shepherds is unsustainable

Tongue, SC., Duncan, A., Vipond, J., Stocker, P. & Gunn, GJ., 24 Jan 2017, In : Veterinary Record. 180, 11

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flystrike
sheep
monitoring
Lucilia sericata
farmers
6 Citations (Scopus)

British Escherichia coli O157 in Cattle Study (BECS): to determine the prevalence of E. coli O157 in herds with cattle destined for the food chain

Henry, MK., Tongue, SC., Evans, J., Webster, C., McKendrick, IJ., Morgan, M., Willett, A., Reeves, A., Humphry, RW., Gally, DL., Gunn, GJ. & Chase-Topping, ME., 19 Sep 2017, In : Epidemiology and Infection. 145, 15, p. 3168 - 3179 12 p.

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Escherichia coli O157
Food Chain
Scotland
Wales
England
6 Citations (Scopus)

Campylobacter pinnipediorum sp. nov., isolated from pinnipeds, comprising Campylobacter pinnipediorum subsp. pinnipediorum subsp. nov. and Campylobacter pinnipediorum subsp. caledonicus subsp. nov.

Gilbert, MJ., Miller, WG., St. Leger, J., Chapman, MH., Timmerman, AJ., Duim, B., Foster, G. & Wagenaar, JA., 20 Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 67, 6, p. 1961 - 1968 8 p.

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new subspecies
Campylobacter
seals
new species
Scotland
9 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in field dose-response curves for demethylation inhibitor (DMI) and quinone outside inhibitor (QoI) fungicides against Zymoseptoria tritici, related to laboratory sensitivity phenotyping and genotyping assays.

Blake, J., Gosling, P., Fraaije, B., Burnett, FJ., Knight, S., Kildea, S. & Paveley, N., 24 Oct 2017, In : Pest Management Science. 74, 2, p. 302 - 313 12 p.

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Mycosphaerella graminicola
quinones
genotyping
dose response
fungicides
8 Citations (Scopus)
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stoichiometry
topsoil
land use change
mineral
soil
6 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Characterisation of North American Brucella isolates from marine mammals

Whatmore, AM., Dawson, C., Muchowski, J., Perrett, LL., Stubberfield, E., Koylass, M., Foster, G., Davison, NJ., Quance, C., Sidor, IF., Field, CL. & St.Leger, J., 21 Sep 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 9, 0184758.

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Brucella
marine mammals
mammals
Delphinapterus leucas
Phocoenidae
15 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Characterization of short- and long-term mechanical sensitisation following surgical tail amputation in pigs

Di Giminiani, P., Edwards, SA., Malcolm, EM., Leach, MC., Herskin, MS. & Sandercock, DA., 6 Jul 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 4827

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amputation
tail
swine
pain
surgery
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Co-infection with Fasciola hepatica may increase the risk of Escherichia coli O157 shedding in British cattle destined for the food chain

Howell, AK., Tongue, SC., Currie, C., Evans, J., Williams, DJL. & McNeilly, TN., 7 Dec 2017, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 150, p. 70 - 76 7 p.

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Fasciola hepatica
Escherichia coli O157
Food Chain
Coinfection
Infection
7 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Combining slaughterhouse surveillance data with cattle tracing scheme and environmental data to quantify environmental risk factors for liver fluke in cattle

Innocent, GT., Gilbert, L., Jones, EO., McLeod, JE., Gunn, GJ., McKendrick, IJ. & Albon, SD., 8 May 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 65

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liver flukes
slaughterhouses
risk factors
monitoring
cattle
4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparable cortisol, heart rate and milk let-down in nurse sows and non-nurse sows

Amdi, C., Moustsen, VA., Oxholm, LC., Baxter, EM., Sorensen, G., Eriksson, KB., Diness, LH., Nielsen, MF. & Hansen, CF., 22 Feb 2017, In : Livestock Science. 198, p. 174 - 181 8 p.

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milk ejection
nurses
cortisol
sows
heart rate
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparative evaluation of commercially available supplementary sources of inorganic phosphorus in broiler feed

Khattak, FM., Shahzad, MA., Pasha, TN. & Saleem, G., 1 Dec 2017, In : The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. 26, 6, p. 1576 - 1581 6 p.

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inorganic phosphorus
broiler chickens
bones
diet
excreta
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing microbiotas in the upper aerodigestive and lower respiratory tracts of lambs

Glendinning, L., Collie, D., Wright, S., Rutherford, KMD. & McLachlan, G., 27 Oct 2017, In : Microbiome. 5, 145

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Microbiota
Respiratory System
Lung
Bacteria
Sheep

Complex responses to movement-based disease control: when livestock trading helps

Prentice, JC., Marion, G., Hutchings, MR., McNeilly, TN. & Matthews, L., 11 Jan 2017, In : Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 14, 126, p. 5 - 2 2 p.

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Livestock
Virus Diseases
Basic Reproduction Number
Cattle Diseases
Paratuberculosis
7 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Compositional mixed modelling of methane emissions and ruminal volatile fatty acids from individual cattle and multiple experiments

Palarea-Albaladejo, J., Rooke, JA., Nevison, IM. & Dewhurst, RJ., 8 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Animal Science. 95, 6, p. 2467 - 2480 14 p.

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volatile fatty acids
methane
cattle
butyrates
concentrates
8 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation in the face of ambivalent public perceptions – the case of peatlands as ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’

Byg, A., Martin-Ortega, J., Glenk, K. & Novo, P., 9 Jan 2017, In : Biological Conservation. 206, p. 181 - 189 9 p.

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peatlands
peatland
wastelands
wilderness
conservation practices
32 Citations (Scopus)
17 Downloads (Pure)

Could consumption of insects, cultured meat or imitation meat reduce global agricultural land use?

Alexander, P., Brown, C., Arneth, A., Dias, C., Finnigan, J., Moran, D. & Rounsevell, MDA., 22 Apr 2017, In : Global Food Security. 15, p. 22 - 32 11 p.

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animal products
agricultural land
land use
meat
insects
3 Downloads (Pure)
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raw fruit
Scotland
fruits
nutritional adequacy
European Union
3 Downloads (Pure)

Determinants of sustainable innovation performance by smallholders dairy farmers in Malawi

Chindime, S., Kibwika, P. & Chagunda, MGG., 14 Sep 2017, In : Cogent Food and Agriculture. 3, 1379292.

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Malawi
dairies
farmers
credit
poverty
4 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Determination of stable reference genes for RT-qPCR expression data in mechanistic pain studies on pig dorsal root ganglia and spinal cord

Sandercock, DA., Coe, JE., Di Giminiani, P. & Edwards, SA., 28 Sep 2017, In : Research in Veterinary Science. 114, p. 493 - 501 9 p.

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Ubiquitin C
Spinal Ganglia
Peptide Elongation Factor 1
Spinal Cord
Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenases
3 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Economic potential of flexible balloon biogas digester among smallholder farmers: a case study from Uganda

Kabyanga, M., Balana, BB., Mugisha, J., Walekhwa, PN., Smith, J. & Glenk, K., 29 Dec 2017, In : Renewable Energy. 120, p. 392 - 400 9 p.

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biogas
Uganda
households
farmers
case studies
4 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

Ecosystem-based solutions for disaster risk reduction: lessons from European applications of ecosystem-based adaptation measures

McVittie, A., Cole, LJ., Wreford, A., Sgobbi, A. & Yordi, B., 27 Dec 2017, In : International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. 32, p. 42 - 54 13 p.

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disaster
ecosystem
land use
risk reduction
stakeholder
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of intra-articular administration of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) for MRI assessment of the cartilage barrier in a large animal model

Labens, R., Daniel, C., Hall, S., Xia, X-R. & Schwartz, T., 29 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 12, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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Nanoparticles
Cartilage
Animal Models
Joints
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of manipulating animal stocking rate on the carbon storage capacity in a degraded desert steppe

Wang, Z., Han, G., Hao, X., Zhao, M., Ding, H., Li, Z., Wang, J., Hamilton, A., Liu, Y., Lata, A. & Hexige, B., 23 Oct 2017, In : Ecological Research. 32, 6, p. 1011 - 1009 1 p.

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steppe
carbon sequestration
desert
animal
sheep
9 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of sodium butyrate on performance, immune status, microarchitecture of small intestinal mucosa and lymphoid organs in broiler chickens

Sikandar, A., Zaneb, H., Younus, M., Masood, S., Aslam, A., Khattak, F., Ashraf, S., Yousaf, M. S. & Rehman, H., 1 May 2017, In : Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 30, 5, p. 690-699 10 p.

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Butyric Acid
Intestinal Mucosa
intestinal mucosa
Chickens
broiler chickens
6 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating demographic contributions to effective population size in an age-structured wild population experiencing environmental and demographic stochasticity

Trask, AE., Bignal, EM., McCracken, DI., Piertney, SB. & Reid, JM., 3 Jul 2017, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 86, 5, p. 1082 - 1093 12 p.

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effective population size
stochasticity
wild population
viability
inbreeding
5 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Estimating genetic and phenotypic parameters of cellular immune-associated traits in dairy cows

Denholm, SJ., McNeilly, TN., Banos, G., Coffey, MP., Russell, GC., Bagnall, A., Mitchell, MC. & Wall, E., 26 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 4, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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dairy cows
T-lymphocytes
genetic traits
body weight
fetal death
7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of animal-based indicators for use in a welfare assessment protocol for sheep

Richmond, SE., Wemelsfelder, F., de Heredia, IB., Ruiz, R., Canali, E. & Dwyer, CM., 11 Dec 2017, In : Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4, 210

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sheep
animals
thirst
gait
posture
4 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of probabilistic disease forecasts

Hughes, G. & Burnett, FJ., 14 Jul 2017, In : Phytopathology. 107, 10, p. 1136 - 1143 8 p.

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disease control
plant diseases and disorders
decision making
degradation
6 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluation of the potential killing performance of novel percussive and cervical dislocation tools in chicken cadavers

Martin, JE., McKeegan, DEF., Sparrey, J. & Sandilands, V., 15 Mar 2017, In : British Poultry Science. 58, 3, p. 216 - 223 8 p.

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cervical dislocation
Cadaver
Birds
Chickens
chickens
9 Downloads (Pure)

Exploration of horizontal information transmission through social learning in juvenile Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis)

de Brabanter, GLB., Herzing, DL. & Jarvis, S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Animal Behavior and Cognition. 4, 4, p. 425 - 441 17 p.

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Stenella (dolphin)
dolphins
learning
foraging
information exchange