Conferences

Conference abstracts:

Plenary presentation: Rørvang, M. V., Nawroth, C., Assessing cognition in cattle – challenge and possibility? 54th ISAE conference, 2-6 August 2021, Bangalore, India (online)

Rørvang, M. V., Nielsen, B. L., McLean, N. A., Sensory abilities of horses. Graduate meeting, Animal Behaviour, of the Ethologische Gesellschaft
and the Animal Behaviour Section of the German Zoological Society (DZG), 23-25 October 2019, Plön, Germany.

Rørvang, M. V., Christensen, J. W., Ladewig, J., McLean, A. N., Social learning in horses under the title. Can horses watch and learn? – the good, the bad, and the not so ugly evidence of social transmission in horses. 53rd ISAE conference, 5-9 August 2019, Bergen, Norway.

Rørvang, M. V., Nielsen, B. L., Herskin, M. S., Jensen, M. B., Workshop 5 “Managing the dairy cow around the time of calving – can we do better?” Abstract title “What can we learn from studying the motivation underlying maternal behaviour of cattle?” 53rd ISAE conference, 5-9 August 2019, Bergen, Norway.

Rørvang, M. V., Nielsen, B. L., Herskin, M. S., Jensen, M. B., Understanding maternal behaviour of cattle to optimize calving management and ensure animal welfare. EAAP (Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science), 26 – 30 August 2019, Ghent, Belgium.

Rørvang, M. V., Christensen, J. W., Ladewig, J., McLean, A. Social learning in horses? The importance of seeking the simplest explanation. Abstract (accepted for oral presentation), ISES 14th Equitation Science Conference, 21-24 september 2018, Rome, Italy.

Plenary presentation: Rørvang, M. V., Nielsen, B. L., Herskin, M. S., Jensen, M. B. Seek and hide: Understanding pre-partum behavior of cattle by use of inter-species comparison. Abstract (accepted for key-note talk), 52nd ISAE conference, 30 July-3 August 2018, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Jensen, M. B., Rørvang, M. V. Individual maternity pens offer protection from disturbance by alien cows. Abstract (accepted for poster presentation), 52nd ISAE conference, 30 July-3 August 2018, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Rørvang, M. V., Herskin, M. S., Jensen, M. B. The motivation-based calving facility. Abstract (accepted for poster presentation), 7th WAFL conference, 5-8 September 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Proceedings availeble via WAFL webpage.

Rørvang, M. V., Jensen, M. B., Nielsen, B. L. Olfactory enrichment for cattle? Development of tests for determining olfactory investigation of complex odours in cattle. Abstract (accepted for oral presentation), 51st ISAE conference, 7-10 August 2017, Aarhus, Denmark. Proceedings available via ISAE webpage.

Rørvang, M. V., Herskin, M. S., Jensen, M. B. May calving site selection of multiparous group-housed dairy cows be influenced by the presence of amniotic fluids? Abstract (accepted for poster presentation), 50th ISAE conference, 12-16 July 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland. Proceedings available via ISAE webpage.

Rørvang, M. V., Jensen, M. B. The effect of choice of individual calving pen design on progress of calving in multi-parous dairy cows. Abstract Nordic ISAE Symposium (accepted for presentation), January 20-22 2016, Denmark. Link

Rørvang, M.V., Brummerstedt, M.S. Does captive wolf behaviour resemble wild wolf behaviour? – A pilot study of captive grey wolves (Canis lupus). Abstract, LCC 1st conference, September 14th – 22nd 2014, KrasnyBor, Belarus

Rørvang, M.V., Ahrendt, L.P., Christensen, J.W. Social learning in young Icelandic horses. Abstract ISES 10th conference, August 6th -9th 2014, Denmark. Proceedings available here.

Rørvang, M.V., Ahrendt, L.P., Christensen, J.W. Do habituated demonstrators affect the likelihood of horses crossing a novel surface? Abstract ISES 10th conference, August 6th -9th 2014, Denmark. Proceedings available here.