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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SWINE HEALTH AND PRODUCTION
  • 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

Abstract

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