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Cage-enrichment: rabbit does prefer straw or a compressed wooden block

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Rommers, JM.; Bracke, MB.; Reuvekamp, B.; Gunnink, H.; De Jong, IC. (2014). Cage-enrichment: rabbit does prefer straw or a compressed wooden block. World Rabbit Science. 22(4):301-309. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/wrs.2014.1353.

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Title: Cage-enrichment: rabbit does prefer straw or a compressed wooden block
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[EN] The effect of different food related materials on the behaviour of commercial meat rabbit does was investigated to provide them enrichment. Five different treatments were tested. Control (pens without additional ...[+]
Subjects: Animal welfare , Rabbit , Enrichment materials , Behavior
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World Rabbit Science. (issn: 1257-5011 ) (eissn: 1989-8886 )
DOI: 10.4995/wrs.2014.1353
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Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.4995/wrs.2014.1353
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This research was funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation in the context of policy supporting research, project number BO-12.02-002 027 and a grant from the Product Board for Poultry and ...[+]
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