# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Animal Sciences by Contributor "Harrison, Paul C."

• (1989)
Three studies were conducted to determine the efficacy of water-cooled roosts in the alleviation of heat stress in chicken hens. In the first study, roost preferences and behavioral roosting for thermoregulation purposes ...

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• (1994)
Two experiments were conducted to determine the effect of providing water-cooled roosts and carbonated drinking water on production performance, bone characteristics and blood parameters in heat stressed pre-molted and ...

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• (1997)
A series of experiments was conducted to elucidate the effects of providing supplemental ascorbic acid (AA) on energy conversion and performance of the domestic fowl exposed to high ambient temperatures. Energy conversion ...

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• (1995)
The main objective of the study was to better understand the causes of stereotypic behaviors in stalled pigs. A first experiment was conducted with gilts to evaluate behavioral and physiological responses of four genotypes ...

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• (1993)
A series of five different studies were conducted to evaluate the use of a cool pad as a thermoregulatory device for alleviating heat stress in farrowing and open sows. Different physiological and behavioral variables were ...

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• (1988)
Experiments were conducted to observe the renal response to the disruption of normal blood acid-base balance in the heat stressed domestic chicken.

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• (1991)
Four studies were conducted to investigate the productive, behavioral and physiological performance of growing broilers provided water cooled perches as a means of conductive heat transfer in a hot ambient environment. All ...

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• (1989)
Basic physiological rates and blood characteristics were time-course measured during three 48 hour heat-stress (35 $\pm$ 2$\sp\circ$C) periods (HS). Function variation was also monitored during a 48 hour thermoneutral ...

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