Xavier Boivin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Xavier Boivin plays a role.


Schmied, Claudia, Xavier Boivin, Sebastian Scala and Susanne Waiblinger 2010 Effect of previous stroking on reactions to a veterinary procedure: Behaviour and heart rate of dairy cowsHuman–Animal Interaction, Gácsi, Márta and Ádám Miklósi (eds.), pp. 467–481 | Article
This study investigated the effect of stroking vs. simple human presence on later reactions of dairy cows to routine veterinary handling. While in two groups of cows the experimenter stroked the ventral part of the neck (Neck, N = 14) or the withers (Withers, N = 15) for three consecutive weeks,… read more