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Neurobiology of environmental enrichment in pigs: hanges in monoaminergic neurotransmitters in several brain areas and in the hippocampal proteome
(Journal of Proteomics, 2020-08-16) Benestar Animal
Environmental enrichment in porcine farms improves animal welfare and leads to better public acceptance. To better understand the neurological mechanisms of the response to environmental enrichment, ...
Does the location of enrichment material affect behavior and dirtiness in growing female pigs?
(Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2018-03-15) Benestar Animal
The objective of this study was to investigate if female growing pigs spend similar amounts of time exploring a wooden stick as they do exploring enrichment material regardless of its proximity to the ...
Effect of sex and RYR1 gene mutation on the muscle proteomic profile and main physiological biomarkers in pigs at slaughter
(Meat Science, 2018-03-27) Benestar Animal; Qualitat i Tecnologia Alimentària
Gender and RYR1 gene mutation might have an effect on the muscle metabolic characteristics and on the animal's stress at slaughter, which could influence the process of muscle-to-meat conversion. ...
Should Animal Welfare be Included in Educational Programs? Attitudes of Secondary and University Students from Eight EU Countries
(Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 2021-08-26) Benestar Animal
Animal Welfare (AW) educational programs aim to promote positive attitudes of future generations toward animal production systems. This study investigated whether secondary and university students in ...