The effect of heat stress on ovarian function of laying hens.

@article{Rozenboim2007TheEO,
  title={The effect of heat stress on ovarian function of laying hens.},
  author={Israel Rozenboim and Elad Tako and Orit Gal-Garber and John A. Proudman and Zehava Uni},
  journal={Poultry science},
  year={2007},
  volume={86 8},
  pages={1760-5}
}
Reproductive failure associated with heat stress is a well-known phenomenon. The mechanism involved in this failure is not clearly understood. In order to test a possible direct effect of heat stress on ovarian function, 36 White Leghorn laying hens were housed in individual cages in 2 temperature- and light-controlled rooms (n = 18). At 31 wk of age, one… CONTINUE READING