Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2002;42(3):403-410.
Prepartum Behaviors of Bos taurus coreanae
Hyeon-Hui Kim1, Ja-Min Koo1, Jae-Min Hwang1, Jung-Hwan Jeon1, Hong-Hee Chang1, Won-Ik Lee1, Jong-Tae Cheong2, Hyo-Jong Lee1, Seong-Chan Yeon1
1Institute of Animal Medicine, Gyeongsang National University
2Department of Veterinary Medicine, Cheju National University
분만직전 한우의 행동
김현희1, 구자민1, 황재민1, 전중환1, 장홍희1, 이원익1, 정종태2, 이효종1, 연성찬1
1경상대학교 동물의학연구소
2제주대학교 수의학과
Abstract
This study was performed to investigate the general prepartum behavioral ethogram of Bos taurus coreanae (Hanwoo cow). In this study, 4 pregnant cows were placed in a separate area. We recorded the behaviors of the cows using time lapse VCR for 48 hours and analyzed behaviors with the scan point sampling method. We observed maintenance behaviors, social behaviors and ingestion behaviors. During the observation period, the time budgets of behaviors in order of frequency were LD(lying down, 38.2%), ST(standing, 24.7%), EA(eating, 10.7%), WA(walking, 7.2%), LR(lying down rumination, 5.6%), SR(standing rumination, 3.3%), TW(tail wagging, 3.1%) and SG(self grooming, 1.8%). The time budgets of the other behaviors such as PG(pairwise grooming), FC(fly catching) were negligible (<1%).
Key Words: behavior, prepartum, Bos taurus coreanae
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