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- Ralphs, M.H.; Olsen, J.D.
- Journal of animal science 1990 v.68 no.7 pp. 1944
- heifers; feeding preferences; avoidance conditioning; social behavior; training (animals); poisonous plants; Delphinium barbeyi
- ... Through conditioned food aversion learning, livestock can be trained to avoid eating harmful plants. The objectives of this study were to determine whether social facilitation will extinguish an aversion to larkspur (a poisonous plant on mountain rangelands) and to determine whether the aversion can be reinforced to withstand social facilitation in a group-feeding and field-grazing situation. Two ...