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Animal personalities: Animal farm

Lecture by Marc Naguib and Bas Rodenburg (Wageningen UR)

Organisator Studium Generale
Datum

di 14 oktober 2014 20:00

Locatie Impulse, building number 115
Stippeneng 2
115
6708 WE Wageningen
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It seems to make sense that varying selection pressures allow for diverging animal personalities in the wild, but what about domesticated animals? Are some pigs more equal than others? If indeed also farm animals differ in personality traits how does that affect their welfare and the welfare of their groupmates? And should we aim for groups of similar personalities or quite the opposite? Come and find out about the personality of bacon and eggs!