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- Brown-Brandl, T.M.; Jones, D.D.; Gaughan, J.B.
- ASABE Annual International Meeting [proceedings] 2006
- air temperature, etc ; livestock production; cattle; animal stress; heat stress; environmental factors; weather; animal husbandry; mathematical models; fuzzy logic; risk factors; hairs; color; animal behavior; temperament; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... An individual animal's stress level is the summation of stresses from three areas: the environment, animal, and management. A model is being developed to summarize components of each of these three areas to determine the overall stress on the animal. The purpose of the model will be three-fold. First, the animal component will be used to identify animals at high risk for suffering from heat stress ...