Behavioral Education for Human, Animal, Vegetation, and Ecosystem Management (BEHAVE)
 

Title

Foraging in Domestic Herbivores: Linking the Internal and External Milieux

Document Type

Book Chapter

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Feeding in Domestic Vertebrates: From Structure to Behavior

Editor

VL Bels

Publisher

CABI Publishing

Publication Date

2006

First Page

210

Last Page

240

Abstract

Food and sex are basic for life, but of the two, food comes first. Without adequate nutrition, animals do not reproduce. Selecting the right diet, then, is the foundation for the survival of individuals who ensure the persistence of species. During the several million years a species exists, biophysical and social environments change tremendously. How do the individuals who create the populations that make up a species cop with such dynamism and complexity?

Comments

Originally published by CABI Publishing. Limited preview of available through remote link. Chapter fulltext not available online.