Environmental and Management Stressors: Implications for Reproductive and Productive Performances of Farm Animals in the Tropics
作者: NseAbasi N. EtimMary A. Oguike
刊名: Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability, 2014, Vol.5 (2)
来源数据库: Infinity Press
原始语种摘要: This review examined environmental and management stressors of farm animals and the effects they have on reproductive and productive performances of livestock. Stress is revealed by the inability of an animal to cope with its environment, a phenomenon that is often reflected in a failure to achieve reproductive, productive and genetic potentials. Identification of environmental and management factors/stressors of farm animals is a major step to minimizing and treating stress in livestock. Environmental stress is not limited to climatic factor but extends to nutrition, housing and any stimuli that demand a response from the animal to adapt to new circumstances. Understanding of stressors that impact domestic farm animal productivity and management practices that can relieve stress within...
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  • productive 生产的
  • management 管理
  • environment 环境
  • demand 需用电力
  • housing 外壳
  • productivity 生产能力
  • often 往往
  • animal 动物的
  • minimizing 极小化
  • supply 供给