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These behavioral observations included jumping, aggressiveness, litter pecking, preening, immobility, walking, lying, standing, drinking, feeding and feather pecking (Table I).
It was observed during present study that Maleagris gallopavo reared under confinements spent maximum time in litter pecking during 1st (25.5%), 2nd (22.14%), 3rd (20.3%), 4th (13.53%), 5th (29.63%) and 6th (16.92%) month of age, respectively.
gallopavo showed that the birds reared under free-range rearing system spent relatively greater time in jumping, litter pecking, preening, walking and feeding behaviors while the birds reared in confinements spent relatively more time in aggression, immobility, standing, drinking and ling behavior (Table III).
Birds reared in free-range rearing system spent significantly more time in litter pecking, walking and feeding behaviors while the birds in confinements spent significantly greater time in aggression, preening, immobility, standing, drinking, lying and feather pecking (Table IV).
Instead, the model is typically estimated over both surpluses and deficits and imposes a common homogeneous pecking order coefficient.
When firms follow the pecking order, their large financing needs may exceed the unused debt capacity and they will finance the remainder of their financing needs with equity.
We corroborate the results of Frank and Goyal (2003) as the estimated pecking order coefficient is 0.26 over the full period, lower in small firms, and decreasing over time.
Next, we test the pecking order model for different deficit sizes.
Once neuromas resolve, random neural activity may cease in adult hens and normal feeding and pecking behaviour may be restored.
Pecking behaviour studies commenced at 10 weeks of age.
Pecking at a red cube : During the first 5 days of life, chicks were allowed 60 min daily to peck at a red plastic cube (l3x3x3 cm).
Pecking behaviour : The same test was repeated but, after food deprivation, the red cube was placed in the bottom of the feed hopper with no feed provided.