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Abstract

Our primary objective of this experiment was to evaluate potential genetic differences between two diverse Bos taurus breeds [Angus (AG) and Romosinuano (RO)] in response to an endotoxin challenge. Eighteen steers (n=9 steers/breed; 299.4±5.2 kg BW) were acclimated to environmentally controlled...

Author(s)
Carroll, J. A.; Burdick, N. C.; Reuter, R. R.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Spiers, D. E.; Arthington, J. D.; Coleman, S. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2011, 41, 4, pp 163-173
Abstract

A study was performed to evaluate differences in thermoregulatory ability of 2 Bos taurus breeds with known differences in heat tolerance. Nine Angus (AG; 304±7 kg of BW) and 9 Romosinuano (RO; 285±7.5 kg of BW) steers were transported to the Brody Environmental Center at the University of...

Author(s)
Scharf, B.; Carroll, J. A.; Riley, D. G.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Keisler, D. H.; Weaber, R. L.; Spiers, D. E.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2010, 88, 7, pp 2321-2336