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Interactions Between Climate and Animal Production
edited by N. Lacetera

Interactions Between Climate discusses conceptual and methodological bases for research in animal biometeorology.


  • The effects of climate on animal production, health and welfare
  • Tools for description and measurement of climate
  • Strategies for alleviation of climatic stress in farm animals
  • The impact of animal husbandry on global climate


  • Bioclimatology and adaptation of farm animals in a changing climate
  • Perspective on development of thermal indices for animal studies and management
  • Physiological and productive consequences of heat stress. The case of dairy ruminants
  • Novel approaches for the alleviation of climatic stress in farm animals
  • Contribution of animal husbandry to climatic changes
  • Strategies for reducing the effects of animal husbandry on climate
  • The effects of high ambient temperature on certain physiological parameters on rabbits in Greece
  • Oxidative status in transition dairy cows under heat stress conditions
  • The effect of climatic conditions on performances of dairy cows in Tunisia
  • Factors affecting some blood parameters and rectal temperature in cows in the Tropics
  • Genetic characterisation of Nellore and Criolla cattle: preliminary results
  • The effect of environmental temperature and humidity on cashmere yield, secondary active follicles and thyroid hormones in cashmere goats
  • Ultrastructural characterization of rabbit sperm abnormalities under heat stress conditions
  • Categorizing heat load in grain-fed beef cattle – New approaches
  • Using panting scores to assess heat load in cattle
  • Seasonal variations of milk quality in Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese manufacture on a period of 10 years
  • Macrominerals in buffalo at different physiological state during winter and summer
  • Microminerals in buffalo at different physiological state during winter and summer
  • A higher susceptibility of hyperthermic animals to infectious disease
  • Heat stress parameters in Azawak (Bos indicus) and Modicana (Bos taurus) cattle
  • Cooling non-lactating dairy cows reduces stress and improves postpartum performance
  • Use of different shelter in summer for dairy sheep: lamb birth and weaning weight
  • Shade effects on physiological responses of feeder cattle
  • Productive and metabolic response of dairy cows raised in barn equipped with fans and misters during the summer season
  • The effect of a combined progesterone (PRID) and ovosynch protocol on pregnancy rate in Buffalo
  • Cooling of dairy cows in Israel - Improving cows welfare and performance as well as reducing environmental contamination
  • Behaviour of dairy cows in hot season in a barn equipped with automatic milking system (AMS)
  • Effect of short-term cooling on some physiological responses of buffaloes. 1. Pregnant buffaloes
  • The covers for animals’ protection in warm areas
  • Behavior of crossbred lactating cows grazing Pennisetum purpureum, Schumaker in
  • Southeastern Brazil under two feeding systems
  • Effects of silymarin on rumen metabolism and microbial population in goats exposed to hot environment
  • CH4 emissions from cubicle houses on dairy farms with advanced nutrient management
  • Effects of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration on floristic composition and forage quality of a Mediterranean grassland
  • A new abatement technique to reduce gaseous and particulate emissions from farm animal house
  • Physiological responses of Holstein and Holstein x Jersey cattle in a grazing system in Argentina


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Interactions Between Climate and Animal Production
edited by N. Lacetera
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