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REPRODUCTIVE LOSS IN FARM ANIMALS DURING HEAT STRESS

@inproceedings{Lucy2004REPRODUCTIVELI,
  title={REPRODUCTIVE LOSS IN FARM ANIMALS DURING HEAT STRESS},
  author={Matthew C Lucy},
  year={2004}
}
Heat stress causes infertility in farm animals and represents a major source of economic loss. In response to heat stress, managers can attempt a variety of approaches to improve reproduction. These approaches usually involve modifying the environment (i.e., attempting to cool cows during reproduction), modifying the genetics of the animal (i.e., breeding to heat tolerant breeds) or intensifying reproductive management during periods of heat stress. Heat stress affects reproduction in all major… 

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