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Increased cortisol release in parturient cows may either represent a stress response or is part of the endocrine changes that initiate calving. Acute stress elicits an increase in heart rate and decrease in heart rate variability (HRV). Therefore, we analyzed cortisol concentration, heart rate and...

Nagel, C.; Trenk, L.; Aurich, C.; Ille, N.; Pichler, M.; Drillich, M.; Pohl, W.; Aurich, J.
Elsevier, New York, USA
Theriogenology, 2016, 85, 5, pp 979-985