Andorphins implicated in stereotypies of tethred sows
Short Communications Ethology, Ecology, Natural Product Chemistry
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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.
Key wordsEndorphins stereotypies tethered sows animal welfare
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