Andorphins implicated in stereotypies of tethred sows
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- Cronin, G.M., Wiepkema, P.R. & van Ree, J.M. Experientia (1986) 42: 198. doi:10.1007/BF01952467
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The study presents evidence that the stereotypies of tethered sows are associated with the release of endorphins. This is the first indication that stereotypies may be an effective coping strategy.