Motivation and ability to walk for a food reward in fast- and slow-growing broilers to 12 weeks of age

Poor physical abilities of broilers may prevent them from performing behaviours for which they are motivated. The aim of this study was to measure the influence of physical ability and motivation on the performance of broilers in short physical tasks. We tested birds from a fast- and a slow-growing...

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Published in:Behavioural processes, Vol. 67, No. 2 (2004), p. 121-30
Main Author: Bokkers, Eddie A M
Other Involved Persons: Koene, Paul
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 01.02.2005
Date Revised 25.03.2014
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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