Search for dissertations about: "Christina Lindqvist"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Christina Lindqvist.

  1. 1. Domestication effects on foraging behaviour consequences for adaptability in chickens

    University dissertation from Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Christina Lindqvist; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Etologi; chicken; domestication effects; behaviour; red jungle fowl RJF ; contrafreeloading CFL ; egg production; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis was to study domestication effects on foraging behaviour in chickens and to investigate whether and how domestication and selection for high production have influenced adaptability in chickens. Two domestic strains of chickens (egg layers and meat type chickens) and their wild ancestor, the red jungle fowl (RJF) were compared in different test situations with respect to foraging behaviour and adaptability. READ MORE