Journal of Veterinary Science & Medical Diagnosis ISSN: 2325-9590

Research Article, J Vet Sci Med Diagn Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Effect of Short Term Exposure to Different Environmental Temperature on Physiological Adaptability of Malpura Ewes under Semi-Arid Tropical Environment

Indu S1,2, Sejian V1,3* and Naqvi SMK1
1Adaptation Physiology Laboratory, Division of Physiology and Biochemistry, Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Rajasthan-304501, India
2PhD Scholar, Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan-312901, India, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan-312901, India
3Animal Physiology Division, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Adugodi, Bangalore-560030, India
Corresponding author : Dr. Sejian V
Senior Scientist, Animal Physiology Division, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Adugodi, Bangalore-560030, India
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Received: April 01, 2014 Accepted: June 10, 2014 Published: June 13, 2014
Citation: Indu S, Sejian V, Naqvi SMK (2014) Effect of Short Term Exposure to Different Environmental Temperature on Physiological Adaptability of Malpura Ewes under Semi-Arid Tropical Environment. J Vet Sci Med Diagn 3:3. doi:10.4172/2325-9590.1000141

Abstract

 Effect of Short Term Exposure to Different Environmental Temperature on Physiological Adaptability of Malpura Ewes under Semi-Arid Tropical Environment

A study was conducted to establish the effect of short term exposure to different environmental temperature on the physiological adaptability of Malpura ewes in the semi-arid tropical environment.

Keywords: Heat stress; Sheep; Physiological response; Skin temperature; Sweating rate

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