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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Safeguarding Well-Being of Food Producing Animals

Location: Livestock Behavior Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effects of dietary antioxidant on performance and physiological responses following heat stress in laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Felver-Gant, J.N., Dennis, R.L., Zhao, J., Cheng, H. 2014. Effects of dietary antioxidant on performance and physiological responses following heat stress in laying hens. International Journal of Poultry Science. 13(5):260-271.
The effect of perch availability during pullet rearing and egg laying on the behavior of caged White Leghorn hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-May-14)
Risks associated with preweaning mortality in 855 litters on 39 commercial outdoor pig farms in England - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kilbride, A.L., Mendl, M.T., Statham, P., Held, S., Harris, M.J., Marchant Forde, J.N., Booth, H., Green, L.E. 2014. Risks associated with preweaning mortality in 855 litters on 39 commercial outdoor pig farms in England. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 115(3-4)1-9.
Group housing during gestation affects the behaviour of sows and the physiological indices of offspring pitlets at weaning. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, Q., Sun, Q., Wang, G., Zhou, B., Mingzhou, L., Marchant Forde, J.N., Yang, X., Zhao, R. 2014. Group housing during gestation affects the behaviour of sows and the physiological indices of offspring pitlets at weaning.. Animal. 8(7):1162-1169.
Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 2: Grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anthony, R., Bergamasco, L., Coetzee, J., Dzikamunhenga, R.S., Gould, S., Johnson, A.K., Karriker, L.A., Marchant Forde, J.N., Martineau, G.S., Mckean, J., Millman, S.T., Niekamp, S., O'Connor, A., Pajor, E.A., Rutherford, K., Sprague, M., Sutherland, M., Von Borell, E. 2014. Pain management in the neonatal piglet during routine management procedures. Part 2: Grading the quality of evidence and the strength of recommendations. Animal Health Research Reviews. 15(1):39-62.
The effect of perch access during pullet rearing and egg laying on physiological measurements of stress in 71-week-old White Leghorns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yan, F., Hester, P.Y., Dennis, R.L., Cheng, H. 2014. The effect of perch access during pullet rearing and egg laying on physiological measurements of stress in 71-week-old White Leghorns. Poultry Science. 93(6):1318-1326.
Group space allowance has little effect on sow health, productivity, or welfare in a free-access stall system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mack, L.A., Lay Jr, D.C., Eicher, S.D., Johnson, A.K., Richert, B.T., Pajor, E.A. 2014. Group space allowance has little effect on sow health, productivity, or welfare in a free-access stall system. Journal of Animal Science. 92(6):2554-2567.
The effects of housing environment on liver health of laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, S., Hester, P.Y., Hu, J.Y., Yan, F.F., Dennis, R.L., Cheng, H. 2014. The effects of housing environment on liver health of laying hens. Poultry Science. 93:1618-1622.
Design and performance of cooled perches for alternative egg laying production systems - (Proceedings)
Gates, R.S., Enneking, S.A., Xiong, Y., Hester, P.Y., Makagon, M.M., Cheng, H. 2014. Design and performance of cooled perches for alternative egg laying production systems. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 14-1901235.
The science of animal welfare - (Abstract Only)
(13-Dec-13)
Last Modified: 8/30/2014
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