The aim of the study was to characterise behaviour of limousine and highland cattle kept on permanent grassland on a farm in the Wielkopolska region. Investigations consisted of observations conducted on the behaviour of animals in two herds of limousine and highland cattle during the four seasons of the year. Frequency was recorded for the following activities performed by animals: food consumption, drinking of water, rumination, resting (lying down), rubbing, allolicking, fights and excretion (urine, faeces). The second stage of the study comprised detailed descriptions of behaviour of animals on the pasture. Observations were conducted on a herd composed of dams, juvenile animals (up to seven-eight months old) and a bull.
|MLA||Pytlewski, Jarosław, et al. "Preliminary observations on behaviour of limousine and highland cattle." Nauka Przyr. Technol. 5.3 (2011): #26.|
|APA||Jarosław Pytlewski, Ireneusz Antkowiak, Ryszard Skrzypek (2011). Preliminary observations on behaviour of limousine and highland cattle. Nauka Przyr. Technol. 5 (3), #26|
|ISO 690||PYTLEWSKI, Jarosław, ANTKOWIAK, Ireneusz, SKRZYPEK, Ryszard. Preliminary observations on behaviour of limousine and highland cattle. Nauka Przyr. Technol., 2011, 5.3: #26.|
Katedra Hodowli Bydła i Produkcji Mleka
Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu
ul. Wojska Polskiego 71 A