Environmental Physiology of Domestic Animals-2019
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Syllabus (pdf)

Required Reading Material

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Gases (section complete)


Carbon monoxide #1

Carbon monoxide #2

CO deaths (pages 1-9)

CO deaths

More CO deaths

And more CO deaths

3 more CO deaths

Ben Davis student dies in crash caused by CO (added 1/17/19)

Savannah's Law now in Effect (added 1/17/19)

Silo Gas

More Silo Gas

Manure Pit Gases

Deaths from Manure Pit gases

Radon

Radon test kit

Phosphine Gas-1

Phosphine Gas-2

Environmental Toxicants and Toxins (sampling of 100's)

Sweet Clover Poisoning


More Sweet Clover Poisoning

Dead cattle lead to the discovery of Warfarin

Toxic pet food kills dozens of dogs-aflatoxin


Aflatoxin Kills 1300 Shelter Dogs in Taiwan

Dogs keep dying-aflatoxin

Melamine pet food recall

Melamine Update



EXAM 1 material is above this line
(don't forget about the online quizzes)
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Pentobarbital-1

Pentobarbital-2

Phenobarbital-1

Phenobarbital-2

Watch this video-1

Watch this video-2

Stray Voltage-1

Stray Voltage-2

Stray Voltage-3

Stray Voltage-4

Antifreeze is sweet but deadly for pets

Ethylene Glycol Poisoning

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Organophosphates-1

Organophosphates-2

Organophosphates-3

Organophosphates-4

Malathion-added Feb. 13th

Grape and raisin toxicity in dogs

Teratogens-1

Teratogens-2

Teratogens-3

Teratogens-4

Teratogens-5

Teratogens-6

Teratogens-7 (long, but a gem)

Teratogens-8

Teratogens-9

Teratogens-10

Teratogens-11

Palytoxin

Xylitol-1

Xylitol-2

Xylitol-3


Altitude
Effects of high altitude on humans

Normal kidney physiology at high altitude (only read section with this title)

EPO

High Mountain Disease in Cattle

Brisket Disease


High Altitude Bull Sale-See the PAP Testing Link


Pheromones

Pheromones

Vomeronasal Organ

Flehmen Response

Bruce Effect

Coolidge Effect

Lee-Boot Effect

Vandenbergh Effect

Whitten Effect

The Boar Effect

Hog Mate

Bull Exposure-1

Bull Exposure-2

Ram Exposure

Dog Appeasing Pheromone

Calming Pheromones-added Feb. 13th

Cohorts

Intrauterine position effects-1

Intrauterine position effects-2

Intrauterine position effects-3

Intrauterine position effects-4

Freemartin heifers

Twins????


EXAM 2 material is above this line
(don't forget about the online quizzes)

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Environmental Hormones
Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals
Review Androgens
Review Corticoids
Review Estrogens
Review Progestins
Review Thyroid Hormones
Actions-1
Actions-2
Actions-3
Actions-4

Video on Environmental Estrogens

Zearalenone

Photoperiod
Circadian rhythms
Melatonin
Pineal Gland-1
Pineal Gland-2
Dairy Cattle-1
Dairy Cattle-2
Mares
Sheep-1
Birds/Photoperiod
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Thermoregulation

Heat Transfer

Methods of Heat Transfer

Thermoregulation

Thermoneutral Zone

Several Topics

Mechanisms of Heat Loss

View videos 82-87 here

Behaviors that regulate body temperature

The effect of temperature on pigs

When animals are out and about

Heat stress in laying hens

Thermoregulation in penguins

All material has now been posted