Lecture Notes week 12

Lecture Notes week 12 - Lecture #12 Animal Behavior and...

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Animal Behavior and Handling Lily Edwards Murray overview animal wellbeing and behavior observing behavior animal handling and behavior animal physiology and behavior lab introduction differences between inhumane, humane (no outright cruelty), and well being well being defined – physical and psychological psychological well being physiological measures heart rate, cortisol levels, blood pressure behavior presence/absence of normal and abnormal behaviors how do we know what is normal? observation o continuous sampling most accurate, but most time consuming watch and record everything in a certain period o cluster sampling sample in a cluster watching multiple animals within a certain hour short time span o interval sampling at certain time span, take “snapshot” of actions Ethogram – a complete list of all the different kinds of behaviors an animal exhibits animal behavior type of behavior does it look normal? frequency of behavior
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANEQ 286 taught by Professor Kaysen during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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Lecture Notes week 12 - Lecture #12 Animal Behavior and...

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