Theatre and social programme

 

 

Monday 7 August

15.00-18.00

Registration at Aarhus University, Main Hall

17.00-19.00

Welcome reception at Aarhus University. Venue: Main Hall


Tuesday 8
 August 

8.00

Placing of posters and registration

9.00

Opening Ceremony at Aarhus Music Hall. Venue: Rhythmic Hall

9.45

Wood-Gush Memorial Lecture: Peter Teglberg Madsen: Echolocating whales as models for studying how information flow governs behaviour. Venue: Aarhus Music Hall, Rhythmic Hall

Chairperson: Margit Bak Jensen

10.30

Break

 

Session 1, Topic 01 at Rhythmic Hall: The world of animals: senses and perception

Chairperson: Kathryn Proudfoot

Session 2, Topic 02 at Small Hall: Free papers

Chairperson: Janice Siegford

11.30

Key-note: The role of olfaction in relation to stress and fear. Vincent Bombail

Key-note: Literature review on priority welfare issues of commercially raised bison in North America. John S. Church

12.00

Olfactory enrichment for cattle? Development of tests for determining olfactory investigation of complex odours in cattle. Maria Vilain Rørvang

Associations between measures of rising and lying down behaviour in dairy cows. Nina Dam Otten

12.15

Do dogs see the Ponzo illusion? Sarah-Elizabeth Byosiere

Feedlot cattle are motivated to obtain roughage and show contrafreeloading. Cassandra Tucker

12.30

Lunch sponsored by DeLaval

Regional Secretaries’ lunch

 

Session 3, Topic 01 at Rhythmic Hall: The world of animals: senses and perception

Chairperson: Linda Keeling

Session 4, Topic 03 at Small Hall: Human-animal interactions

Chairperson: Marie Haskell

13.30

Key-note: Taking into account different sensory abilities of animals in their housing and management. Birte L. Nielsen

Key-note: Dogs, humans and genes: evidence for mutualistic symbiosis? Per Jensen

14.00

The impact of ultraviolet wavelength on broiler chicken welfare indicators. Charlotte James

Rat tickling: a systematic review of methods, outcomes and moderators. Megan R. Lafollette

14.15

How incline angel affects the preparatory step prior to climbing a ramp in domestic fowl? Alexandra Harlander

Cattle handling by untrained stockpeople gets worse along a vaccination work day. Maria Camilla Ceballos

14.30

Do mink mothers recognise their kits’ vocalisations? Jens Malmkvist

The behavioural and physiological responses of horses to routine handling. Jenna Kiddie

14.45

Behavioural indicators for cats’ perception of food: A novel tool for development of veterinary pharmaceuticals. Helena Telkanranta

Tourism and marine mammal welfare. Donald Broom

15.00

Break and poster session 1

16.00

ISAE AGM

17.30

Reception at the Town Hall of Aarhus (1 h)

 

Wednesday 9 August

 

9.00

PLENARY: Mike Appleby: Understanding human and other animal behaviour: ethology, welfare and food policy. Venue: Aarhus Music Hall, Rhythmic Hall

Chairperson: Mette S. Herskin

 

Session 5, Topic 04 at Rhythmic Hall: Applying ethology in the keeping of animals

Chairperson: Trevor DeVries

Session 6, Topic 02 at Small Hall: Free papers

Chairperson: Ruth Newberry

9.30

The welfare of working dogs in cars. Lena M. Skånberg

The limits of animal welfare concepts. Jes Harfeld

9.45

Do cull dairy cows become lame from being transported? Kirstin Dahl-Pedersen

Behaviour and brain gene expression of environmentally enriched pigs. Alistair Lawrence

10.00

The effect of overstocking different resources within a freestall pen on the behaviour of lactating Holstein cows. Clay Kesterson

Can body nosing in early-weaned piglets be prevented by artificial sucking and nosing devices? Roland Weber

10.15

Effect of water temperature on drinking behavior and stress response of sheep. Shin-ichiro Ogura

Multiple enriched cages increase silver fox cubs’ confidence and reduce stereotypic head twirls. Anne Lene Hovland

10.30

Break and poster session 2

 

Session 7, Topic 04 at Rhythmic Hall: Applying ethology in the keeping of animals

Chairperson: Stefan Gunnarsson

Session 8, Topic 05 at Small Hall: Animal stress responses 

Chairperson: Jeremy Marchant-Forde

11.30

Effects of genetic background and selection for egg production on food motivation in laying hens. Anissa Dudde

Who's stressed? Nonlinear measures of heart rate variability may provide new clues for evaluating the swine stress response. Christopher J. Byrd

11.45

On-farm techniques used to minimize aggression in pigs by US pork producers. Sarah H. Ison

Effect of space allowance and simulated sea transport motion on the behaviour and heart rate of sheep. Grisel Navarro

12.00

If you give the pig a choice: suckling piglets eat more from a diverse diet. Anouschka Middelkoop

Effects of acute lying and sleep deprivation on behaviour and milk production of lactating Holstein dairy cows. Jessie A. Kull

12.15

Impact of straw particle size and reticulorumen health on the feed sorting behaviour of early lactation dairy cows. Rachael Coon

Can faecal cortisol metabolites be used as an Iceberg indicator in the on-farm welfare assessment system WelFur-Mink? Anna F. Marsbøll

12.30

Lunch

Students’ lunch “Eating with ethologists”

 

Session 9, Topic 06 at Rhythmic Hall: Animal learning and cognition

Chairperson: Dorte Bratbo Sørensen

Session 10, Topic 05 at Small Hall: Animal stress responses

Chairperson: Alistair Lawrence

13.30

Key-note: From Pavlov to Bekhterev – and the pros and cons of positive and negative reinforcement. Janne Winther Christensen

Key-note: The effect of a low dose of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) on physiology and behaviour of individually housed pigs. Janicke Nordgreen

14.00

Development of an ethical virtual fencing system for sheep. Danila Marini

Effects of embryonic norepinephrine on juvenile and mature quail behaviors. Jasmine Mengers

14.15

Motor self-regulation by goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) in a detour-reaching task.

Jan Langbein

The influence of social stress on three selected lines of laying hens. Patrick Birkl

14.30

Cylinder size affects cat performance in the motor self-regulation task.

Katarzyna Bobrowicz

Feather pecking: is it in the way hens cope with stress? Jerine A. J. Van Der Eijk

14.45

Factors affecting dairy calves' abilities to learn to use colour cues to locate a source of milk. Jeffrey Rushen

Do feather peckers, victims and control hens differ in symmetry of bilateral traits, body weight and comb size? Fernanda M. Tahamtani

15.00

Break and poster session 3

 

Session 11, Topic 06 at Rhythmic Hall: Animal learning and cognition

Chairperson: Jan Ladewig

Session 12, Topic 05 at Small Hall: Animal stress responses

Chairperson: Anna Valros

16.00

Goats prefer happy human faces. Christian Nawroth

Investigation of response to the novel object test in pigs in relation to tail biting phenotypes. Jen-Yun Chou

16.15

Responses in novelty tests are associated with grain intake and unrewarded visits to the milk feeder in dairy calves. Heather W. Neave

Effects of elevated platforms on fearfulness in fast-growing broilers. Ida J. Pedersen

16.30

Light during incubation and noise around hatching affect cognitive bias in laying hens. Bas T. Rodenburg

Meloxicam and temperament effects on pain sensitivity and inflammatory response in surgical or rubber ring castrated calves. Désirée Soares

16.45

Facial expressions of emotion influence sheep learning in a visual discrimination task. Lucille Bellegarde

Cat responses to handling: Assessment of scruffing, clips, and full body restraint. Carly Moody

18.30

Conference dinner. Venue: Turbine Halls, Aarhus

 

Thursday 10 August

 

9.00

PLENARY: Jean-Loup Rault: Positive social behaviour: Inside out. Venue: Aarhus Music Hall, Rhythmic Hall

Chairperson: Lene Munksgaard

 

Session 13, Topic 07 at Rhythmic Hall: Social behaviour of animals

Chairperson: Bas Rodenburg

Session 14, Topic 04 at Small Hall: Applying ethology in the keeping of animals

Chairperson: Michael Cockram

9.45

Artificial intelligence algorithms as modern tool for behavioural analysis in dairy cows. Oleksiy Guzhva

Lowered tail can predict a tail biting outbreak in grower pigs. Helle Pelant Lahrmann

10.00

Best friends forever, new approach to automatic registration of changes in social networking in dairy cows. Per Peetz Nielsen

Using hen-mounted light sensors to monitor outdoor range use. Stephanie Buijs

10.15

Phenolab: ultra-wide band tracking shows feather pecking hens spent less time in close proximity compared to controls. Elske N. De Haas

Housing laboratory mice from the mouse’s point of view. Elin M. Weber

10.30

Break and poster session 4

 

Session 15, Topic 07 at Rhythmic Hall: Social behaviour of animals

Chairperson: Vivi Aarestrup Moustsen

Session 16, Topic 04 at Small Hall: Applying ethology in the keeping of animals

Chairperson: Anja Brinch Riber

11.30

Floor feeding over multiple drops does not increase feeding opportunities for submissive sows. Megan Verdon

Welfare relevance of floor area for single-housed female mink (Neovison vison). María Díez-León

11.45

The effect of socialization before weaning on social behaviour and performance in piglets (Sus scrofa) at a commercial farm. Laura Salazar

Differential effects of enrichment on the subtypes of stereotypic behaviour in mink. Andrea Polanco

12.00

Socialisation, play behaviour, and the development of aggression in domestic pigs (Sus scrofa). Jennifer Weller

Effects of space allowance and simulated sea transport motion on the behavior. Ramazan Col

 

12.15

Intensity of aggression in pigs depends on their age and experience at testing. Irene Camerlink

Cooling cows with soakers: effects of flow rate and spray frequency on behaviour and physiology. Grazyne Tresoldi

12.30

Lunch

Global Development Lunch for attendees from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe

 

Session 17, Topic 08 at Rhythmic Hall: Animal affective states

Chairperson: Björn Forkman

Session 18, Topic 09 at Small Hall: Maternal and neonatal behaviour

Chairperson: Janne Winther Christensen

13.30

Key-note: What can facial expression reveal about animal welfare? Supporting evidence and potential pitfalls. Kris Descovich

Key-note: The affective dyad: the role of maternal behaviour in positive affective states of mother and young. Cathy M. Dwyer

14.00

Do dogs smile when happy? An objective and comparative study of dog and human facial actions in response to emotional trigger. Cátia Correia-Caeiro

Dairy cows and heifers prefer to calve in a bedded pack barn or natural forage compared to open pasture. Erika M. Edwards

14.15

Facial expression of harbour seal pups (Phoca vitulina) in response to painful stimuli. Amelia Mari Macrae

Factors affecting maternal protective behavior in Nellore cows. Marcia Del Campo

14.30

The startle response as a measure of fear in dairy calves. Sarah J. J. Adcock

Preference for mother does not last long after weaning in lambs. Rodolfo Ungerfeld

14.45

Pre-weaning environment affects pigs’ emotional reactivity. Oceane Schmitt

Behavioral responses of dairy calves to separation: the effect of nutritional dependency on the dam. Julie Føske Johnsen

15.00

Break and poster session 5

 

Session 19, Topic 08 at Rhythmic Hall: Animal affective states

Chairperson: Andrew Janczak

Session 20, Topic 09 at Small Hall: Maternal and neonatal behaviour

Chairperson: Sandra Edwards

16.00

Lying around with nothing to do: boredom in farmed mink. Rebecca K. Meagher

Does farrowing duration affect maternal behaviour of outdoor kept sows? Cecilie Kobek Thorsen

16.15

Can minor, easily applied alterations of routines during the rearing period reduce fearfulness in adult laying hens? Margrethe Brantsæter

Does dietary tryptophan around farrowing affect sow behavior and piglet mortality? Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

16.30

Assessing anxious states in sheep: a more practical attention bias test. Jessica Monk

Relationships between sow conformation, accelerometer data and crushing events in commercial piglet production. Stephanie Matheson

16.45

Development of behavioural tests for WelFur on-farm welfare assessment of foxes. Jaakko Mononen

Effects of litter size on maternal investment and neonatal competition in pigs with different genetic selection pressures. Marko Ocepek

17.10

Closing of conference. Venue: Aarhus Music Hall, Rhythmic Hall

18.00

Farewell Reception. Venue: Aarhus Music Hall