Horback, K. (2024). 304 What does Prop 12 mean for the swine industry. Journal of Animal Science102(Supplement_2), 11-11.

Schiller, K., & Horback, K. (2024). Varying degrees of human-animal interaction elicit weak evidence of a temporally stable behavioral trait in rangeland breeding ewes. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 106269.

Horback, K. (2024). The benefits of increasing livestock species in comparative cognition research. Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, 19.

Creamer, M., & Horback, K. (2024). Consistent individual differences in cattle grazing patterns. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 271, 106176.

Schiller, K., Monk, J., Lee, C. & Horback, K. (2023). Associations between immune competence phenotype and stress response in sheep. Frontiers in Animal Science, 4:1160202.

McVey, C., Hsieh, F., Manriquez, D., Pinedo, P., & Horback, K. (2023). Application of Unsupervised Machine Learning in Livestock Behavior: Case studies in recovering unanticipated behavioral patterns from Precision Livestock Farming data streams. Applied Animal Science, 39(2), 99-116.

Jones, C., Pullin, A., Blatchford, R., Makagon, M., & Horback, K. (2023). Effects of rearing with vertical structures on the ontogeny of depth perception in laying hens. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 259, 105837.

Pullin, A. N., Farrar, V. S., Loxterkamp, J. W., Jones, C. T., Calisi, R. M., Horback, K., … & Makagon, M. M. (2022). Providing height to pullets does not influence hippocampal dendritic morphology or brain-derived neurotrophic factor at the end of the rearing period. Poultry science101(12), 102161.

Kranz, V., Horback, K., Parsons, T. & Pierdon, M. (2022). Impact of familiarity and method of introduction on behavior sows in a large dynamic group. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 250, 105624.

Horback, K., & Parsons, T. D. (2022). Judgement bias of group housed gestating sows predicted by behavioral traits, but not physical measures of welfare. PloS one, 17(2), e0264258.

McVey, C., Hsieh, F., Manriquez, D., Pinedo, P., & Horback, K. (2021). Livestock Informatics Toolkit: A Case Study in Visually Characterizing Complex Behavioral Patterns across Multiple Sensor Platforms, Using Novel Unsupervised Machine Learning and Information Theoretic Approaches. Sensors22(1), 1.

Horback, K., McVey, C., & Pierdon, M. (2021). Association patterns across multiple gestation cycles within a dynamic sow pen. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 105426.

Creamer, M. & Horback, K.M. (2021). Researching human-cattle interaction on rangelands: Challenges and potential solutions. Animals, 11(3), 725. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030725

Olson, M. J., Creamer, M., & Horback, K. M. (2021). Identification of specific call types produced by pre-weaning gilts in response to isolation. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 105203.

McVey, C., Hsieh, F., Manriquez, D., Pinedo, P., & Horback K (2020) Mind the Queue: A Case Study in Visualizing Heterogeneous Behavioral Patterns in Livestock Sensor Data Using Unsupervised Machine Learning Techniques. Front. Vet. Sci. 7:523. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.00523

Schiller, K., McVey, C., Doyle, S., & Horback, K.M. (2020). Chute scoring as a potential method for assessing individual differences in arousal among ewes. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 230. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2020.105073.

Creamer, M. L., Roche, L. M., Horback, K. M., & Saitone, T. L. (2020). Optimising cattle grazing distribution on rangeland: a systematic review and network analysis. The Rangeland Journal41(5), 441-455.

Sirovica, L. V., Creamer, M., & Horback, K. M. (2019). Preference for and behavioural response to environmental enrichment in a small population of sexually mature, commercial boars. Animal Welfare28(3), 271-278.

Horback, K. (2019). Applied cognition research to improve sheep welfare. Animal Sentience 25(18)

Horback, K. & Parsons, T. (2019). Judgement bias testing in group-housed gestating sows. Behavioral Processes. In press.

Horback, K. & Parsons, T. (2018). Ontogeny of behavioral traits in commercial sows. Animal, 1-8.

Horback, K., Pierdon, M., & Parsons, T. (2016). Behavioral preference for enrichment type in group housed gestating sows. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 184, 7-15.

Horback, K. & Parsons, T. (2016). Temporal stability of personality traits in group-housed gestating sows. Animal, 1-9.

Hacker, C., Horback, K., & Miller, L. (2015). GPS technology as a proxy tool for determining relationships in social animals: An example with African elephants. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 163, 175-182.

Horback, K., Miller, L., Andrews, J., & Kuczaj, S. (2014). Daytime versus nighttime activity budgets of zoo African elephants. Zoo Biology, 33, 403-410.

Horback, K. (2014). Nosing around: Play in pigs. Animal Behavior Cognition, 1, 186-196.

Horback, K., Miller, L., & Kuczaj, S. (2013). Personality assessment in African elephants: Consistency over time. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 149, 55-62.

Horback, K., Muraco, H., & Kuczaj, S. (2012). Variations in interspecific social behavior throughout the estrous cycle of a killer whale. Aquatic Mammals, 38, 428-434.

Horback, K., Miller, L., Andrews, J., Kuczaj, S., & Anderson, M. (2012). The effects of GPS collars on African elephant behavior. Applied Animal Behavior Science, 142, 76-81.

Horback, K., Friedman, W., & Johnson, C. (2010). Occurrence and context of S-postures in beluga whales. International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 23, 689-700.


Book chapters

Horback, K. (2019). Emotional lives of animals. In R. Fischer (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics. Routledge, New York.

Horback, K. & Parsons, T. (2019). Swine life history. In J. Vonk and T. Shakelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Springer, Cham.

Horback, K. (2017). Personality in swine. In J. Vonk, S. Kuczaj and A. Weiss (Eds.), Personality in non-human animals (pp. 185-204). Springer.

Kuczaj, S., & Horback, K. (2013). Play and emotions. In S. Watanabe and S. Kuczaj (Eds.), Comparative perspectives on human and animal emotions (pp. 87-112). Springer.