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- Cheng, H.W.; Singleton, P.; Muir, W.M.
- Poultry science 2003 v.82 no.2 pp. 192
- animal housing, etc ; laying hens; animal stress; hypothalamic regulation; sympathetic nervous system; hormonal regulation; hormone secretion; dopamine; corticosterone; group housing; cages; body weight; adrenal glands; weight; genotype-environment interaction; social behavior; temperament; animal genetics; animal physiology; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Genetic selection for high or low group productivity and survivability (HGPS, LGPS) has created two phenotypically distinct chicken lines. Each line has unique characteristics in behavioral and physiological adaptability to multiple-bird cage system. The present study was designed to examine whether these differences reflect genetic variation in the control of plasma dopamine (DA) concentrations a ...