What is it about?

this study was conducted to examine if cortisol levelsin hair and serum serotonin levels in heat-stressedlactating cows alters between black and white coatcolor cows, and the possibility of a difference incortisol levels between hair color local samples.

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Why is it important?

Because coat and hair color may affect the stress level (heat stress) by the animals, it would result in the alteration in the animals production quality.


- Research Professor, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea - PhD.,Post doctoral fellow,College of Animal Life-Sciences,Kangwon National University,South Korea Nutritional Physiology and Stress Web: https://jalilworldanimals.org -PhD Dissertation: "Effects of Heat Stress and Water Restriction on Wool, Hair and Blood Cortisol, Performance, Behavior and Immune System of Sheep and Dairy Cattle" -Master Thesis: "Feed Processing on Performance and Blood Metabolites of Dairy Brown Swiss Calves" -Bachelor Thesis: "Restricted Amino-acids in broiler chicks"

Dr Jalil Ghassemi Nejad
Konkuk University

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This page is a summary of: Coat and hair color: hair cortisol and serotonin levels in lactating Holstein cows under heat stress conditions, Animal Science Journal, July 2016, Wiley,
DOI: 10.1111/asj.12662.
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