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Animal Behavior
item The impact of farrowing room noise on sows’ reactivity to piglets (Dec 2018)
item Effect of floor cooling on behavior and heart rate of late lactation sows under acute heat stress (Sep 2018)
item Comparison of vocalization patterns in piglets which were crushed to those which underwent human restraint (Aug 2018)
item Effects of probiotic supplementation on performance traits, bone mineralization, cecal microbial composition, cytokines, and corticosterone in laying hens (May 2018)
item Heat stress: Impact on livestock well-being and productivity and mitigation strategies to alleviate the negative effects (May 2018)
item Supplementation of Bacillus subtilis based probiotic reduces heat stress-related behaviors and inflammatory response in broiler chickens (May 2018)
item Early life thermal stress: Impact on future thermotolerance, stress response, behavior, and intestinal morphology in piglets exposed to a heat stress challenge during simulated transport (Apr 2018)
item A two-step process of nitrous oxide before carbon dioxide for humanely euthanizing piglets: on-farm trials (Apr 2018)
item Evaluation of floor cooling on lactating sows under mild and moderate heat stress (Feb 2018)
item Effects of heat stress and insulin sensitizers on pig adipose tissue (Jan 2018)