UT Knoxville ANSC 280 - Exam 1 Study Guide (4 pages)

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Ansc 280 - Animal Biotechnology/Mgmt

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ANSC 280 1st Edition Exam 1 Study Guide Topic 1 Animal Behavior Animals respond to 2 stimuli when being worked handled environment and the handler o This is based on what it identifies through sight touch taste hearing olfaction smell gravitational forces and the weather An animal s aging environment as well as its heredity affects its behavior health and performance all of which can change based on its adaptation to its environment Effects of evolution on behavior development of social hierarchy mutual grooming gathering for protection and following the leader Selection on behavior examples beef cattle are chosen based on maternal tendencies horses are chosen for their temperament and trainability o Animals are usually chosen based on the degree of workability with humans some natural tendencies may not be very suitable for domestic conditions Noxious or harmful o Some changes can be due to genetic selection or manipulation of the environment Habituation progressive decrease in the strength of a behavioral response to a continuing stimulus like animals getting used to aircraft Escape a series of actions that animals use to get out of an area or environment Spontaneous a behavior that has no obvious outside stimulus or control Sensitization an increase in response to a continuing offensive stimulus Classical conditioning a conditioned stimulus paired with an unconditioned stimulus which causes a reflex Operant conditioning learning related to a combination of self control and some aspect of the environment Observational learning learning from other animals Aversion learning from negative experience Abnormal aberrant behavior any variance from normal behavior Stereotypes abnormal intentional repetitive behavior that isn t harmful example bar biting in swine Flight zone the reactive distance at which an animal will retreat from an approaching intruder Topic 2 Sheep Management Sheep production in Tennessee o Goals Provide lambs for FFA and 4 H Freezer lamb Commercial



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