Stress-related acoustic communication in the domestic pig (Sus scrofa)

Sandra Düpjan
2008
Vocalisation has been suggested to be indicative of internal states of an individual in several species. In domestic pigs, vocalisation has been described as part of the stress response, providing a potential indicator of negative emotional states and impaired animal welfare. This thesis focuses on stress-related acoustic communication in the domestic pig. Bioacoustical and ethological, but also physiological and neurophysiological methods are established and/or used in order to provide a
more » ... ic view on stress-related vocalisation from the sender to the receiver.
doi:10.18453/rosdok_id00000505 fatcat:au4ftd3eznhi3frwva5x45ae4u