Effects of housing and short-term transportation on hormone and lymphocyte receptor concentrations in beef cattle.

@article{Odore2011EffectsOH,
  title={Effects of housing and short-term transportation on hormone and lymphocyte receptor concentrations in beef cattle.},
  author={Rosangela Odore and Paola Badino and Giovanni Re and Raffaella Barbero and Barbara Cuniberti and A D'angelo and Carlo Girardi and Elena Fraccaro and Martina Tarantola},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={2011},
  volume={90 2},
  pages={341-5}
}
The experiment was designed to evaluate the effects of housing system and short-term transportation on the pituitary and adrenal response and on blood progesterone concentrations of beef cattle. Since the use of steroid hormones in farm animals has been banned in the EU (Council Directive 96/22/EC), it seems important to study the possible modifications in serum progesterone concentrations induced by stress in cattle. Thirty-two, 6 months old male Piedmontese beef cattle (16 reared in a… CONTINUE READING
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