THE COMPARISON OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF WEANERS HOUSED AFTER MIXING IN PEN EQUIPPED WITH A HANGING TOYS: OBJECT FOR BITING AND WOODEN BALL

2007, 8 (2)   p. 153-158

Jacek NOWICKI, Marcin KOPYRA, Emilia MOSKAŁA

Abstract

The behaviour of weaners after mixing housed in pens equipped with hanging fl exible, destructible object for biting, hanging non-destructible wooden ball and without enrichment was evaluated. It was found that both enrichments reduced aggression, however the most interesting for weaners was the object for biting.

Keywords

behaviour, weaners, aggression, environmental enrichment

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