Provision of straw as a foraging substrate reduces the development of excessive chain and bar manipulation in food restricted sows

HAM Spoolder, JA Burbidge, AB Lawrence, PH Simmins, SA Edwards

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36 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249 - 262
Number of pages14
JournalApplied Animal Behaviour Science
Publication statusFirst published - 1995

Bibliographical note



  • Chain and bar manipulation
  • Food
  • Foraging
  • Sow
  • Straw
  • Substrate

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