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Effects of thermal stress on physiological state and hormone concentrations in Holstein cows under arid climatic conditions

  • 2021
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 51
H. Djelailia, N. M’Hamdi, R. Bouraoui & T. Najar Page: 452 - 459

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of heat stress on the physiology of dairy cows and to detect the relationship between rectal temperature (RT) and respiration rate (RR), heart rate (HR), and plasma concentrations of cortisol, thyroxine, and…

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Evaluation of three fast- and slow-growing chicken strains reared in two production environments

  • 2020
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 50
A. Ghayas, J. Hussain, A. Mahmud & M.H. Jaspal Page: 378 - 388

The present study evaluated performance, physiological response and economics of commercial fast growing (CFG), commercial slow growing (CSG), and Rhode Island Red (RIR) chickens under intensive and free-range rearing environments. After 21 days of rearing under the same intensive environment…

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