Tag: heat stress

Symptoms of Heat Stress in Farm Animals and Negative Effects on Growth and Milk Production | Chapter 8 | Research Aspects in Agriculture and Veterinary Science Vol. 5

Air temperatures of 13 to 20°C, wind speeds of 5 to 18 km/hr, relative humidity of 55 to 65 percent, and moderate sunshine are ideal climatic conditions for cattle, buffaloes, sheep goats, rabbits, and poultry, and these elements are connected. The climatic feature is the principal constraint on animal...
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Combating Heat Stress for Optimum Profitability in the 21st Century Poultry Farming Systems

Different approaches to alleviating the negative impact of heat stress predominance that resulted from the Earth`s surface temperature change have been critically reviewed, with resultant effect on poultry productivity, health, economy, meat safety and food security, among others. Genetic modifications, managerial strategies, feeding pattern and technological approaches have undoubtedly...
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