Relationship between plasma and tissue corticosterone in laying hens (Gallus gallus domesticus): implications for stress physiology and animal welfare
CR Ralph, PH Hemsworth, BJ Leury, AJ Tilbrook
Domestic Animal Endocrinology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2015
Funding for this study was provided by Australian Poultry Cooperative Research Center and the ([then] Victorian Department of Primary Industries) (now) Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries. The authors acknowledge the contribution of the late Associate Professor John Barnett who had intellectual input into this research before his death. They thank Fahri Fahri for his superb assistance in the laboratory, Sarah Drew for her laboratory assistance, and the technical staff at the Animal Welfare Science Center. The authors have nothing to declare.