Session 53. Adaptation of livestock to climatic stress

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Date: 30 August 2012; 14:00 – 18:00 hours
Chairperson: Ringdorfer

Theatre Session 

Adaptation of livestock to climatic stress
Mitchell, M.A.

Assessing heat stress effects on production traits of Holsteins in a temperate region
Hammami, H., Bormann, J. and Gengler, N.

Using fibrolite enzymes to reduce effect of heat stress on Holstein dairy cows
El-Sayed, H.M., Abedo, A.A., El-Bordeny, N.E., Soliman, H.S., Hamdy, S.M. and Daoud, E.N.

Genetics show that adaptation to drought periods means less lambs for young ewes and more for old
Rose, G., Mulder, H.A., Thompson, A.N., Ferguson, M., Van Der Werf, J.H.J. and Arendonk, J.A.M.

Mild heat load alters some aspects of nutrient partitioning and gene expression in sheep
Digiacomo, K., Dunshea, F.R. and Leury, B.J.

Pig adaptation to cold environment enhances oxidative and glycolytic Longissimus muscle metabolism
Faure, J., Lebret, B., Bonhomme, N., Ecolan, P., Kouba, M. and Lefaucheur, L.

Do the genes involved in longevity interact with in farm temperature in rabbit females?
Sanchez, J.P. and Piles, M.


Poster Session 

Effect of thermic stress on nitrogen retention in pigs
Brestenský, M., Nitrayová, S., Patráš, P. and Heger, J.

Hematological and blood biochemical parameters of horses during winter in Latvia
Caune, I.N.T.A. and Ilgaza, A.I.J.A.