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Circadian and seasonal variation of the body temperature of sheep in a tropical environment.
Nychthemeral and annual rhythms of the rectal temperature were determined for Corriedale sheep in a tropical climate. The minimum rectal temperature averaged 39.55 degrees C at 0500 hours in summer, and 38.87 degrees C at ...
Growing-finishing performance and carcass yield of pigs reared in a climate-controlled and uncontrolled environment
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of temperature on the performance and carcass yield of pigs housed in different environments. Twenty castrated male pigs of the Topigs line were assigned to two ...
Influence of the environment on behavior patterns of laying hens kept in cages
The aim of this paper is to verify the correlation between environmental indicators and behaviors expressed by laying hens kept in cages. The birds react to a severe environment through their behaviors, end the behaviors ...
Bothrops atrox in captivity, change isotopic composition in tissues collected from different environments of the eastern Amazon.
(In: ECOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING, 99., 2014, Sacramento. From Oceans to Mountains: It's All Ecology. [S.l.]: Ecological Society of America, 2014., 2014)
Development of an android APP to calculate thermal comfort indexes on animals and people
Nowadays, most of the analysis on thermal comfort in the agricultural environment, with particular reference to animal production environments, use indexes that allow the evaluation of the thermal stress level of a given ...
Broiler and swine production: animal welfare legislation scenarioProdução de frangos de corte e suínos: cenário da legislação sobre bem-estar animal
(São Paulo - Escola Superior de Agricultura "Luiz de Queiroz", 2009)
Sporothrix schenckii complex biology: environment and fungal pathogenicity
(Soc General Microbiology, 2014-11-01)
Sporothrix schenckii is a complex of various species of fungus found in soils, plants, decaying vegetables and other outdoor environments. It is the aetiological agent of sporotrichosis in humans and several animals. Humans ...
Social isolation in a group living fish impairs cognition
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), 2014-02-26)
To adjust to changes in the environment, animals can learn about the changes to help them modulate their behaviour as needed. Sometimes, however, changes in the social or the physical environment can generate fear states ...
Effect of ambient temperature and thyroid hormones on food intake by pigs
Food intake and plasma thyroid hormone levels (T4 and T3) were higher in pigs acclimated to cold (12°) than hot (32°) environments. The exposure of cold pigs to hot ambient temperature decreased food intake and plasma T4 ...