Acute and prolonged effects of ammonia on hematological variables, stress responses, performance, and behavior of nursery pigs


von Borell E., Ozpinar A., Eslinger K. M., Schnitz A. L., Zhao Y., Mitloehner E. M.

JOURNAL OF SWINE HEALTH AND PRODUCTION, vol.15, no.3, pp.137-145, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF SWINE HEALTH AND PRODUCTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.137-145
  • Keywords: swine, ammonia, welfare, performance, stress response, ATMOSPHERIC AMMONIA, ENDOCRINE RESPONSES, PROTEIN RESPONSE, IMMUNE, DISEASE, GROWTH, CONTAMINANTS, ASSOCIATION, CHALLENGE, CYTOKINE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Objectives: To determine acute and prolonged effects of 35 and 50 ppm concentrations of atmospheric ammonia (NH3) on welfare of weaned pigs.