W-173 - Stress Factors of Farm Animals and Their Effects on Performance

Objectives:

  1. Characterize integrated biological responses to and techniques to measure stress.
  2. Develop management criteria and technologies to minimize the detrimental effects of stress.

Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors

Regional Research Projects and Coordinating Committees

Project/Committee Objectives 

Administrative Advisor 

Kaltenbach C. C. (AZ)

CSREES Representative

Cooperative State Research, Education & Extension Service 

 

Organization Researcher

USDA-ARS Animal Physiology Research Unit, Columbia, MO

Robert Matteri

USDA-ARS Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE

G.L. Hahn

ARS-NE

Nienaber, J. A

AZ

Armstrong, D. V.

Department of Animal Sciences,  Colorado State University

David Ames

Department of Animal Sciences,  Colorado State University

Donald Johnson

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Douglas Vincent

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Chin Nyean Lee

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Brad LeaMaster

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

James Carpenter

USDA-ARS-Livestock Behavior Research Unit, W. Lafayette, Indiana Donald Lay
USDA-ARS-Livestock Behavior Research Unit, W. Lafayette, Indiana Susan Pruiett

Department of Animal Sciences & Industry, Kansas State University

Ernest Minton

Department of Anatomy and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine,

Frank Blecha

Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

Donald Spiers

USDA-ARS Animal Physiology Research Unit, Columbia, MO

Jeffery  Carroll

Animal and Dairy Sciences Department, Mississippi State University

John Fuquay

Department of Biometry, University of Nebraska 

Anne Parkhurst

OR

Swanson, L. V.

 Animal Science Department, The University of Tennessee Knoxville  Henry Kattesh
  Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M  Ted Friend
 
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