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dc.contributor.authorPérez-Fuentes, S.
dc.contributor.authorMuñoz-Silvestre, A.
dc.contributor.authorMoreno-Grua, E.
dc.contributor.authorMartínez-Paredes, E.
dc.contributor.authorViana, D.
dc.contributor.authorSelva, L.
dc.contributor.authorVillagrá, Aranzazu
dc.contributor.authorSanz-Tejero, C.
dc.contributor.authorPascual, J. J.
dc.contributor.authorCervera, C.
dc.contributor.authorCorpa, J. M.
dc.date.accessioned2020-10-23T11:43:36Z
dc.date.available2020-10-23T11:43:36Z
dc.date.issued2020es
dc.identifier.citationPérez-Fuentes, S., Muñoz-Silvestre, A., Moreno-Grua, E., Martínez-Paredes, E., Viana, D., Selva, L., ... & Corpa, J. M. (2020). Effect of different housing systems (single and group penning) on the health and welfare of commercial female rabbits. animal, 14(6), 1270-1277.es
dc.identifier.issn1751-7311
dc.identifier.issn1751-732X (Online)
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/6680
dc.description.abstractIn recent decades, concern about rabbit welfare and sustainability has increased. The housing system is a very important factor for animal welfare. However, information about how different available housing types for female rabbits affect their health status is scarce, but this is an important factor for their welfare. Hence, the objective of this study was to evaluate the health status of female rabbits in five common housing systems: three different single-housing systems with distinct available surfaces and heights; a single-housing system with a platform; a collective system. Female rabbits in the collective and platform cages had greater cortisol concentrations in hair than those in the single-housing system with no platform. Haptoglobin concentrations and kit mortality rates during lactation were greater for the collective-cage female rabbits. The collective group had more culled females and more lesions than in the other groups. The main reasons for culling in all the groups were reproduction problems and presence of abscesses, and the collective group of females was the most affected. In conclusion, it appears that keeping females together in collective systems negatively affects their health status and welfare, while single-housing systems imply lower kit mortality rates during lactation and cortisol concentrations, and fewer lesions in female rabbits.es
dc.language.isoenes
dc.publisherCambridge University Presses
dc.rightsAtribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España*
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/*
dc.subjectRabbit doeses
dc.subjectHealth statuses
dc.subjectHaematological parameterses
dc.titleEffect of different housing systems (single and group penning) on the health and welfare of commercial female rabbitses
dc.typearticlees
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Carretera CV-315, Km. 10,7 - 46113 Moncada (València)es
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Tecnología Animales
dc.identifier.doi10.1017/S1751731119003379es
dc.identifier.urlhttps://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/animal/article/effect-of-different-housing-systems-single-and-group-penning-on-the-health-and-welfare-of-commercial-female-rabbits/5C201D4FE032FF64C88089789EECAAF4es
dc.journal.issueNumber6es
dc.journal.titleAnimales
dc.journal.volumeNumber14es
dc.page.final1277es
dc.page.initial1270es
dc.rights.accessRightsclosedAccesses
dc.source.typeelectronicoes
dc.subject.agrovocCageses
dc.subject.agrovocStresses
dc.type.hasVersionpublishedVersiones


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