Short communication: Factors affecting hair cortisol concentrations in lactating dairy cows.

@article{Burnett2014ShortCF,
  title={Short communication: Factors affecting hair cortisol concentrations in lactating dairy cows.},
  author={Tracy Anne Burnett and Augusto M L Madureira and Bruna F. Silper and Audrey L Nadalin and Abdolmansour Tahmasbi and Douglas M. Veira and Ronaldo L. A. Cerri},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2014},
  volume={97 12},
  pages={7685-90}
}
Cortisol has long been used as a marker of the stress response in animals. Cortisol can be analyzed from different media, most notably from the blood, saliva, and feces; however, the collection of cortisol from some of these media requires invasive procedures or excessive handling of the animals. Furthermore, it is not possible to capture long-term increases in circulating concentrations of cortisol from the blood, saliva, or feces. Hair cortisol has been found to be a reliable alternative for… CONTINUE READING
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