Environmental Physiology of Domestic Animals-2021
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Starting on 2-1-2021, M & W  lectures (recorded) will appear in Brightspace.
The BoilerCast captures will be available in Course Tools -> Kaltura Media Gallery.

Also starting on 2-1-2021, M & W lectures (11:30 a.m. ET) may be viewed in live streaming format.


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Exams to download

E6

E5


E4


E3


E2


E1


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Required Reading Material

Some links may not be working.
I will fix them as the semester goes along.

Gases (section pending)


Carbon monoxide #1

Carbon monoxide #2

Carbon monoxide #3

CO deaths

More CO deaths

And more CO deaths

2 more CO deaths

Savannah's Law now in Effect

3 More CO deaths

4 More CO deaths

Hotels and CO

CO Detectors-A video

Silo Gas

More Silo Gas

And more silo gas

Another silo death

Grain Bin Entrapment

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


Dogs keep dying-aflatoxin

More dogs are dying-aflatoxin

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Melamine pet food recall

Melamine Update

Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome

Blister Beetles Kill Horses

Blister Beetle Poisoning

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 Poisoning in Dogs

Ethylene Glycol Poisoning

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs

Organophosphates-1

Organophosphates-2

Organophosphates-3

Organophosphates-4

Malathion

Lead Toxicosis-1

Lead Toxicosis-2

Lead Toxicosis-3

Grape and raisin toxicity in dogs

Teratogens-1

Teratogens-2

Teratogens-3

Teratogens-4

Teratogens-5

Teratogens-6

Teratogens-7 (open pdf file then read pages 175-185 only)

Teratogens-8

Teratogens-9

Teratogens-10

Teratogens-11

Palytoxin

Xylitol-1

Xylitol-2

Xylitol-3


Hormone Implants

Local Hormone Delivery

No limbs-optional reading

Estradiol benzoate

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


Brisket Disease in Cattle

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????



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
Mares
Sheep-1
Birds/Photoperiod


Thermoregulation

Heat Transfer

Methods of Heat Transfer

Thermoregulation

Thermoneutral Zone

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