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The effect of socialization of chickens on response to exogenous substances in the presence and absence of stress was examined. Chickens of both sexes were habituated to man (socialized) by being talked to and offered food from the hand. After 19 weeks half the socialized group and half the...

Author(s)
Odom, A.; Gross, W. B.; Ehrich, M.
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 1992, 34, 2, pp 134-137
Abstract

Chickens selected for high (HA) and low (LA) antibody response were exposed to 10-fold doses of erythrocytic and killed bacterial antigens while in three different social environments. Antibody responses of the HA and LA line chickens differed most in the socialized environment and at lower doses...

Author(s)
Gross, W. B.
Citation
Poultry Science, 1986, 65, 4, pp 687-692
Abstract

Population surveys of Ornithonyssus sylviarum (C. & F.) were conducted in two large commercial caged-layer houses for fowls in Virgina. Hens were selected on the basis of number of birds per cage. Hens caged alone were shown to support significantly larger mite populations than those with at...

Author(s)
Hall, R. D.; Turner, E. C., Jr.; Gross, W. B.
Citation
Poultry Science, 1978, 57, 2, pp 564-566