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- Reiche, A.-M.; Hankele, A.-K.; Hess, H.D.; Dohme-Meier, F.; Ulbrich, S.E.
- Domestic animal endocrinology 2020 v.72 pp. 106360
- bull finishing; bulls; calves; corticotropin; cortisol; horns; intravenous injection; physiological state; protons; rearing; saliva
- ... Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) challenges are frequently performed in repetition when evaluating stress or welfare in animals. To our knowledge, the repeatability of ACTH challenges in cattle, although fundamental to further studies of this type, has not yet been the subject of research. Therefore, the objective of this study was to evaluate the repeatability of ACTH challenges in fattening bu ...