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Artículo en revista indizada Faecal cortisol concentrations as indicator of stress during intensive fattening of beef cattle in a humid tropical environment.
The study evaluated the concentrations of faecal cortisol metabolites (FCM) in intensively fattened beef cattle from a feedlot in a humid tropical environment. A total of 360 bulls weighing 271–371 kg were kept confined in pens from the start to the end of the fattening period (FP). At 24 h after arriving at the feedlot, cattle were distributed into the… (More)