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Record 1 2003-12-16


Subject field(s)
  • Animal Diseases
  • Horse Husbandry

When the horse latches his teeth onto a solid surface in order to suck air, he is called a cribber, or a crib biter.

Key term(s)
  • crib-biter


  • Maladies des animaux
  • Élevage des chevaux

Un cheval anxieux, nerveux, qui reste en box, tiquera s'il est à proximité d'un cheval tiqueur, car l'imitation joue un grand rôle, mais sous certaines conditions, c'est-à-dire qu'il faut que le cheval non tiqueur soit aussi exposé à une frustration, à un stress, etc...


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