Protection from the elements: A comparative study of shelter use, hair density and heat loss in donkeys, horses and mules

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Ongoing
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United Kingdom
Core methodology: 
Observational data and quantitative measurements. Modelling using Generalised Linear Mixed Models (GLMM) to compare variables.
Aims: 
To provide the first scientific assessment of the extent to which donkeys require protection from the elements across the range of environmental conditions typically experienced in the British Isles.