American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


Livestock Environment VIII, 31 August – 4 September 2008, Iguassu Falls, Brazil


  1. Analysis of Different Methods to Compute Ammonia Concentration and Emission Rate
    Authors:   Maira F.P Amaral, Richard S Gates, Douglas G Overhults, Ilda F.F Tinôco, Hong Li, Robert T Burns, Hongwei Xin, John E Earnest
    Keywords:   Air quality, Ventilation rate, Gaseous emission
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25472
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  2. Seasonal Hydrogen Sulfide Emissions from an Open-lot Dairy Operation
    Authors:   Saqib - Mukhtar, Atilla Mutlu
    Keywords:   Dairy emissions, Air quality, Hydrogen sulfide, Emission factor, Aerial pollutants
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25473
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  3. Ammonia Emission from Broiler Houses and the Dispersion of this Emission in the Surroundings
    Authors:   Hans Joachim Mueller, Kristina von Bobrutzki, Karl Heinz Krause, Torsten Hinz
    Keywords:   Ammonia, Emission, Dispersion
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25474
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  4. Ammonia Emissions from USA Broiler Chicken Barns Managed with New Bedding, Built-up Litter, or Acid-Treated Litter
    Authors:   Eileen Fabian Wheeler, Kenneth D Casey, Richard S Gates, Hongwei Xin, Patrick A Topper, Liang Yi
    Keywords:   Ammonia control, Poultry, NH3, Emission rate
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25475
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  5. Evaluation of Ammonia Emissions from Broiler Litter
    Authors:   P A Moore, Jr., D M Miles, R T Burns, D H Pote, W K Berg
    Keywords:   Mass balance, Nitrogen, Ammonia, Alum
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25476
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  6. Ammonia Emissions from a Commercial Poultry Manure Composting Facility
    Authors:   Lingying Zhao, Roderick Manuzon, Matt Darr, Harold Keener, Albert J Heber, Ji-Qin Ni
    Keywords:   Ammonia emission, Composting facility, Nitrogen balance, Temporal variations, Nitrogen loss
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25477
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  7. Comparison between the Statistical Method and Artificial Neural Networks in Estimating Ammonia Emissions from Naturally Ventilated Dairy Cattle Buildings
    Authors:   C Y Wang, B M Li, Z X Shi, G Q Zhang, H B Rom
    Keywords:   Ammonia emission, Dairy cattle building, Natural ventilation, Model
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25478
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  8. CFD Investigation of a Partly Pit Ventilation System as Method to Reduce Ammonia Emission from Pig Production Units
    Authors:   Bjarne Bjerg, Guo-Qiang Zhang, Peter Kai
    Keywords:   CFD, Pit, Ventilation, Ammonia emission, Air quality, Pigs, Air cleaning
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25479
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  9. Function of Biofilters Removing Ammonia from Pig House Ventilation Air
    Authors:   Lars Peter Nielsen, Susanne Juhler, Niels Peter Revsbech, Lars D.M Ottosen, Lise Bonne Guldberg, Karen Soerensen
    Keywords:   Biological filtration, Nitrification, Odor
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25480
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  10. Storage Time on Swine Manure Ammonia Generation and Solid-Liquid Separation Efficiency
    Authors:   Airton Kunz, Ricardo L.R Steinmetz, Marco A Ramme, Arlei Coldebella
    Keywords:   Animal manure, Nitrogen removal, Environmental impact
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25481
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  11. Development of an Isokinetic Sampler for Variable Flow Velocities
    Authors:   Benjamin Brem, Yuanhui Zhang
    Keywords:   Isokinetic air sampling, automatic isokinetic sampling probe, emission measurement
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25482
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  12. Validation of the Cyclone as a Pre-Separator for Airborne Fine Dust Sampling in Animal Houses
    Authors:   André Aarnink, Yang Zhao, Peter Hofschreuder, Nico Ogink
    Keywords:   Fine dust, Animal houses, Measuring method, PM10, PM25
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25483
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  13. Spatial Distribution Measurement and Simulation of Particulate Matter Concentration in a Tunnel Ventilated Swine Building
    Authors:   Sheryll B Jerez, Yuanhui Zhang, Xinlei Wang
    Keywords:   Fluent, Computational fluid dynamics, Numerical simulation, Particle size distribution
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25484
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  14. Measurement of Particle Size Distributions in Swine Buildings
    Authors:   Jongmin Lee, Yuanhui Zhang, Xinlei Wang, Xufei Yang, Jingwei Su, Brock Faulkner, Bryan W Shaw, Gerald L Riskowski
    Keywords:   Dust particles, Particle size distribution, Swine building
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25485
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  15. Quantification of Particulate Emissions from Broiler Houses in the Southeastern United States
    Authors:   Robert T Burns, Hong Li, Lara Moody, Hongwei Xin, Rich Gates, Doug Overhults, John Earnest
    Keywords:   Particulate matter, TSP, PM10, PM25, Monitoring, Broiler, Poultry, Emissions
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25486
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  16. Effects of Bird Activity, Ventilation Rate and Humidity on PM10 Concentration and Emission Rate of a Turkey Barn
    Authors:   Hong Li, Hongwei Xin, Robert T Burns, Steven J Hoff, Jay D Harmon, Larry D Jacobson, Sally L Noll
    Keywords:   Particulate matter, Air emissions, Turkey activity, TEOM, Animal unit (AU)
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25487
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  17. Investigation of Secondary Particulate Matter Formation in a Layer Barn
    Authors:   T S Roumeliotis, B J Van Heyst
    Keywords:   Secondary inorganic aerosols, PM25, PM10, Acid gases, Ammonia, Poultry, Layer chickens, Annular denuder system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25488
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  18. Swine Finishing Barn Dust Reduction Resulting from an Electrostatic Space Discharge System
    Authors:   Richard E Nicolai, Brett Hofer
    Keywords:   Dust, Swine, Odor, Airborne dust
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25489
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  19. Dust Reduction in Broiler Houses by Spraying Rapeseed Oil
    Authors:   André Aarnink, Jan van Harn, Theo van Hattum, Yang Zhao, Hilko Ellen
    Keywords:   Dust reduction, Broiler house, Oil spraying, Foot-pad lesions
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25490
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  20. Removal Efficiency of Dust and Bacteria by Multi-Stage Air Scrubbers in Pig Houses
    Authors:   Yang Zhao, André Aarnink, Peter Groot Koerkamp, Nico Ogink, Mart de Jong
    Keywords:   Dust, Bacteria, Scrubber, Pig, Reduction
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25491
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  21. Chemical Analysis by GC-MS and Online MIMS Registration to Test Odor Reduction from Swine Housing
    Authors:   Kristoffer E N Jonassen, Merete Lyngbye, Anders Peter S Adamsen, Annette Schäfer, Anders Feilberg
    Keywords:   Odor reduction, Swine housing, Chemical analysis, Ozone treatment, Chemical air scrubber
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25492
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  22. Development of an Aerodynamic Model for Predicting Qualitative and Quantitative Diffusion of Livestock Odor
    Authors:   In-Bok Lee
    Keywords:   CFD, Livestock building, Odor dispersion, Olfactometry
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25493
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  23. Ozone Treatment of Slurry – New Method for Reducing Odour from Swine Production Units
    Authors:   Merete Lyngbye, Kristoffer E.N Jonassen, Dorthe K Rasmussen, Carsten Christophersen
    Keywords:   Odour, Ammonia, Hydrogen sulfide, Pig, Slurry treatment, Ozone
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25494
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  24. Cattle Manure Stack Height and Temperature Effects on Methane Emissions
    Authors:   Yubo You, Hongmin Dong, Zhiping , Xiuping Tao
    Keywords:   Beef cattle, Manure, Methane, Dynamic chamber
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25495
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  25. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Storage of Swine Slurry in Winter and Summer
    Authors:   Na Li, Hongmin Dong, Z Zhu, Lei Han, Yefei Huang
    Keywords:   Septic tanks, Greenhouse gases, Methane, Carbon dioxide, Emission flux
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25496
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  26. Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Soil Applied Swine Effluent by Different Methods
    Authors:   Karamat R Sistani, Jason G Warren, Nahn Lovanh
    Keywords:   Swine effluent, Injection, Aeration, No-till corn
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25497
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  27. Anaerobic Treatment of Wastewater from Coffee Pulping in Upflow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket (UASB) in Two Stages
    Authors:   Marcelo Bruno, Roberto Alves de Oliveira
    Keywords:   Anaerobic digestion, Phenols, Coffee wastewater
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25498
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  28. The National Air Emissions Monitoring Study: Overview of Barn Sources
    Authors:   Albert J Heber, Bill W Bogan, Ji-Qin Ni, Teng T Lim, Juan C Ramirez-Dorronsoro, Erin L Cortus, Claude A Diehl, Sam M Hanni, Changhe Xiao, Kenneth D Casey
    Keywords:   NAEMS, Ammonia, Hydrogen sulfide, Particulate matter, Agriculture, Pollution, Air quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25499
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  29. Measuring Gaseous Emissions from Stored Pig Slurry
    Authors:   Sandrine ESPAGNOL, Laurence LOYON, Fabrice GUIZIOU, Paul ROBIN, Isabelle BOSSUET, Mélynda HASSOUNA
    Keywords:   Ammonia, Nitrous oxide, Methane, Dynamic flux chamber, Methodology, Slurry storage
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25500
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  30. Pyrolysis Behavior of Selected Manures Using TG-FTIR Techniques
    Authors:   Deyu Tu, Hongmin Dong, Bing Shang
    Keywords:   Animal manure, Biomass, Thermogravimetric analysis, Fourier transform infrared (FTIR), Spectrometer
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25501
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  31. Uncertainty Analysis in Animal Building Aerial Emissions Measurements
    Authors:   Richard S Gates, Kenneth D Casey, Hongwei Xin, Robert T Burns, Hong Li
    Keywords:   Emission, Ammonia, Instrumentation, Component error analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25502
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  32. Three-Zone Model of Ammonia and Hydrogen Sulfide in a Deep-Pit Swine Finishing Barn
    Authors:   Kevin A Janni, Larry D Jacobson, Brian P Hetchler,
    Keywords:   Ventilation, Swine, Swine housing, Air quality, Short circuiting, Ventilation model
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25503
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  33. A Method for Determination of Pollutant Emissions from Naturally Ventilated Freestall Dairy Barns
    Authors:   Pius Ndegwa, Hung-Soo Joo, Albert J Heber, Juan Carlos J.C. Ramirez-, Erin L Cortus, Jiqin Q Ni, William W Bogan
    Keywords:   Pollutants, Emissions, Natural ventilation, Freestall barns, Dairy
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25504
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  34. Effect of Measurement Schemes on Estimation of Ammonia and Particulate Matter Emissions from a Turkey Barn
    Authors:   Hong Li, Hongwei Xin, Robert T Burns, Steven J Hoff, Jay D Harmon, Larry D Jacobson, Sally L Noll
    Keywords:   Air emission, Sample integration time, Sampling interval, Measurement frequency, PM10
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25505
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  35. Swine Production Impact on Ambient Air, Odor and Public Health
    Authors:   Stephane Godbout, Stéphane P Lemay, Claude Tremblay, Frederic Pelletier, Jean-Pierre Larouche, Martin Belzile
    Keywords:   Ambient air quality, Ammonia, Hydrogen sulfide, Odor, Swine production, Public health
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25506
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  36. Odour and Ammonia Reductions in Ventilation Air from Growing-Finishing Pig Units Using Vertical Biofilters
    Authors:   Anders Leegaard Riis, Merete Lyngbye
    Keywords:   Odour, Odour reduction, Biofilter, Growing-finishing pigs, Hedonic tone
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25507
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  37. Multi-Pollutant and One-Stage Scrubbers for Removal of Ammonia, Odor, and Particulate Matter from Animal House Exhaust Air
    Authors:   Nico W.M Ogink, Roland W Melse, Julio Mosquera
    Keywords:   Ammonia, Odor, Particulate matter, Scrubber, Biotrickling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25508
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  38. New Air Purification System for Pig Production Units Based on Membrane Technology
    Authors:   Merete Lyngbye, Michael Jørgen Hansen, Kristoffer E.N Jonassen
    Keywords:   Odour, ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, pig, air purification, membrane technology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25509
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  39. Ammonia and Greenhouse Gases Emission from Land Application of Swine Slurry: A Comparison of Three Application Methods
    Authors:   Nanh C Lovanh, Jason G Warren, Karamat R Sistani
    Keywords:   Ammonia, Greenhouse gases, Land application, Swine manure
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25510
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  40. Diet Modification as a Mitigation Tool for Gaseous Emissions from Dairy and Beef Production
    Authors:   W J Powers, D M Panetta, B S Oldick, A Fogiel, J Roth, J R Russell, M Hollmann, D K Beede, J A Davidson, D Meyer
    Keywords:   Air emissions, Cattle, Dairy, Diet
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25511
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  41. Use of Tannins to Mitigate Methane Emission in Grazing Dairy Cows
    Authors:   Guillermo Berra, Laura Finster, Silvia E Valtorta
    Keywords:   Methane emission, Global change, Cattle, Tannin, Mitigation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25512
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  42. Diet Modification as a Mitigation Tool for Swine Production
    Authors:   W J Powers, S B Zamzow, B J Kerr
    Keywords:   Air emissions, Ammonia, Diet, Hydrogen sulfide, Swine
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25513
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  43. Diet Impacts for Mitigating Air Emissions from Poultry
    Authors:   R Angel, W Powers, T Applegate
    Keywords:   Air emissions, Poultry, Amino acids, Protein, Litter nitrogen
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25514
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  44. Nutritional Strategies to Reduce Nutrient Excretion in Broilers
    Authors:   Alfredo Lora Graña, Horacio Santiago Rostagno, Luiz Fernando Teixeira Albino, Gonzalo Lora Graña, Guilherme Rodrigues Lelis
    Keywords:   Phytase, Minerals, Ideal protein
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25515
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  45. Effects of Different Diets on the Ammonia Concentration in Broiler Chicken Facilities
    Authors:   D C Cassuce, I F deFatima Tinoco, K R. A Inoue, M M Bueno, A L Grana, B F Tinoco
    Keywords:   Keywords: Broiler chicken, Air quality, Nutrition
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25516
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  46. Effects of Cinnamon Extracts on Growth Performance and Excreta Urease Activity and Nitrogen Loss in Broilers
    Authors:   Anguo Chen, Jinxin Xu, Caimei Yang, Qihua Hong
    Keywords:   Broiler, Cinnamon extracts, Excreta nitrogen, Uric acid, Urease activity
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25517
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  47. Effects of Dietary Modification on Laying Hens in High-Rise Houses: Part I – Emissions of Ammonia, Hydrogen Sulfide and Carbon Dioxide
    Authors:   Hong Li, Hongwei Xin, Robert T Burns, Stacey A Roberts, Kristjan Bregendahl
    Keywords:   Dietary modification, Ammonia, Hydrogen sulfide, Carbon dioxide, Laying hen, High-rise
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25518
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  48. Cow Behaviour in Relation to Freestall Design and Management of Bedding Surfaces in a Temperate Climate
    Authors:   C J. C Muller, V Visser, A Schmulian, J A Botha
    Keywords:   Lunging space, Holstein cows, Sand bedding, Occupation rate
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25519
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  49. Behavior of Dairy Cows in an Alternative Bedded-Pack Housing System
    Authors:   Marcia I Endres, Abby E Barberg
    Keywords:   Dairy cows, Lying behavior, Bedded-pack, Temperature-humidity index
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25520
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  50. Behavioral Responses of Weaned Pigs to Differing Zone-Heating Systems
    Authors:   Richard R Stowell, Mike C Brumm
    Keywords:   Animal behavior, Heating system, Video monitoring
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25521
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  51. Influence of the Environment on Behavior Patterns of Laying Hens Kept in Cages
    Authors:   Guilherme Vitorasso, Danilo Florentino Pereira, Marcelo Marques de Magalhães, Douglas D’Alessandro Salgado, Bruno César Brito Miyamoto
    Keywords:   Animal behavior, Animal welfare, Aviary
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25522
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  52. Influence of Deep Bed Litter Systems on the Behavior of Dairy Goats
    Authors:   Cláudia Ribeiro dos Santos, Cecília de Fátima Souza, Ilda de Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Mateus Marques Bueno, Keles Regina Antony Inoue
    Keywords:   Goats, Animal behavior, Thermal comfort
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25523
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  53. Behavioral Response of Pregnant Ewes to High Ambient Temperature in Loose Housing System
    Authors:   A L Geng, Q Zang, G Chen, Z X Shi, B M Li
    Keywords:   Keywords: Pregnant ewes, Loose housing system, Behavior, High temperature
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25524
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  54. Free Stall Design Affects Stall Cleanliness
    Authors:   Lars Erik Ruud, Knut Egil Boe, Olav Østerås
    Keywords:   Loose housing, Cubicle cleanliness, Free stall cleanliness, Free stall design
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25525
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  55. Evaluation of Different Floor Materials in Cattle Barns
    Authors:   M Hellstedt, J Maata, P Jauhiainen, R Kuisma, H.-R Kymäläinen, R Mahlberg, L Salparanta, A.-M Sjöberg
    Keywords:   Animal husbandry, Farm buildings, Floors, Concrete, Coatings, Surface properties, Roughness, Cleanability
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25526
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  56. Climate Conditions in Bedded Confinement Buildings
    Authors:   Terry L Mader, Leslie J Johnson, Tami M Brown-Brandl, John B Gaughan
    Keywords:   Beef Cattle, Building, Feedlot, Season,
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25527
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  57. Climatic Parameters, Ammonia Emission and Milk Performance in a Naturally Ventilated Cow Shed
    Authors:   Hans Joachim Mueller, Peter Sanftleben
    Keywords:   Microclimate, Dairy cows, Ammonia emission, Milk yield
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25528
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  58. Animal and Environmental Performance of a Retrofitted Mechanical Cross-Ventilation System to a Naturally Ventilated Freestall Dairy Barn in the Midwestern U.S.
    Authors:   Larry D Jacobson, Brian P Hetchler, Kevin A Janni, Jim Linn, Albert Heber, Erin Cortus
    Keywords:   Cross-flow ventilation, Environmental control, Animal cooling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25529
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  59. Different Kinds of Exercise Yards for Dairy Cows in Finland and Basic Design Recommendations
    Authors:   Maarit Hellstedt
    Keywords:   Structure, Surface material, Space allowance, Runoff water, Drainage water
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25530
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  60. Air Quality inside Broiler Facilities Located in the South of Brazil in Winter Conditions
    Authors:   Ricardo Brauer Vigoderis, Ilda de Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Jalmir Pinheiro de Souza Júnior, Marcelo Bastos Cordeiro, Mateus Marques Bueno, Richard Stephen Gates, Jadir Nogueira Silva
    Keywords:   Animal welfare, Broiler, Ammonia
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25531
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  61. Thermal Comfort in Poultry Production Using Different Ventilation Systems and Litter Material
    Authors:   Valéria M. N Abreu, Paulo G de Abreu, Arlei Coldebella, Doralice P de Paiva, Marina C de Prá
    Keywords:   Poultry, Thermal comfort, Litter material, Ventilation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25532
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  62. Effect of Two Different Minimum Ventilation Systems on the Thermal Comfort and Productive Performance of Broiler Chickens in Winter Conditions
    Authors:   Irene Menegali, Ilda De Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Richard S Gates, Fernando Da Costa Baêta, Cinara Da Cunha Siqueira Carvalho
    Keywords:   Thermal environment, Ventilation systems, Broiler chicken production
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25533
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  63. Environmental Variables, Ammonia and Light Intensity in Boar Housing
    Authors:   Yamilia Barrios Tolon, Marta dos Santos Baracho, Irenilza de Alencar Nääs, Daniella Jorge Moura, Marcelo Rojas
    Keywords:   Ammonia, Boar housing, Environment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25534
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  64. Environmental Suitability of Housing For Gestation Sows
    Authors:   Yamilia Barrios Tolon, Irenilza Alencar Nääs, Daniella Jorge Moura, Marta Dos Santos Baracho, Felipe Sister
    Keywords:   Sows, Behavior, Rearing environment, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25535
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  65. Lighting Programs for Broiler Chickens: Pre- and Post-Hatch Effects on Behavior, Health, and Productivity
    Authors:   Joy Mench, Gregory S Archer, Richard Blatchford, H L Shivaprasad, Gena M Fagerberg, Patricia S Wakenell
    Keywords:   Chicken, Lighting, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25536
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  66. Comparison of Environmental Indicators of Two Aviaries for Laying Hens
    Authors:   Guilherme Vitorasso, Danilo Florentino Pereira, Marcelo Marques de Magalhães, Sérgio Kenji Kakimoto
    Keywords:   Environment, Roofing material, Rural buildings
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25537
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  67. Impact of Dehydration on Production and Thermoregulation of Angus Steers at Thermoneutrality
    Authors:   B Scharf, L E Wax, T J Evans, D E Spiers
    Keywords:   Cattle, Water deprivation, Rehydration
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25538
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  68. Improved Precision Calf Rearing by the Use of Networked Feeding and Monitoring Systems
    Authors:   Viktoria Spreng, Hermann Prof. Dr. Auernhammer
    Keywords:   Calf husbandry, System networking, Water intake, Feed intake, Labor requirements
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25539
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  69. The Influence of Dietary Energy Concentration on Food Intake of Individually Housed Growing Pigs
    Authors:   Y Kang, X Wang, G Yin, J Bao
    Keywords:   Piglets, Food energy, Feeding pattern, Feeding behaviour
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25540
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  70. Effects of Dietary Modifications on Laying Hens in High-Rise Houses: Part II—Hen Production Performance
    Authors:   Stacey Roberts, Hong Li, Hongwei Xin, Robert Burns, Kristjan Bregendahl
    Keywords:   Dietary modification, Ammonia, Laying hen
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25541
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  71. Computational System for Laminitis Preventive Diagnosis of Confined Dairy Cattle Hoof Pathologies in Freestall Housing
    Authors:   Mario Mollo Neto, Irenilza Alencar Nääs, Victor Ricardo Ciaco de Carvalho
    Keywords:   Expert system, Decision support, Fuzzy logic, Preventive diagnosis, Animal welfare, Handling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25542
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  72. Influence of NH3 and CO Concentrations on Worker Health in the Poultry Industry in Brazil
    Authors:   Cinara Cunha Siqueira Carvalho, Cecília Fátima Souza, Ilda De Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Luciano José Minette, Maria De Fátima Araújo Vieira, Irene Menegali
    Keywords:   Poultry production, Air quality, Unhealthy conditions
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25543
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  73. Seasonal Influence in the Performance of Growing and Finishing Pigs Raised in Deep Bedding System in South of Brazil
    Authors:   Martha M Higarashi, Paulo A. V de Oliveira, Arlei Coldebella
    Keywords:   Animal health, Organic fertilizer, Swine production
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25544
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  74. Impact of the Swine Housing Acoustic Environment in Labor Conditions
    Authors:   Neidimila A Silveira, I A Naas, D J Moura
    Keywords:   Swine production, Rural labor, Environment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25545
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  75. Study on Incidence of Respiratory Disease According to Configurations of Structural and Ventilation System Using Aerodynamic Approaches
    Authors:   In-bok Lee, Il-hwan Seo, Se-woon Hong, Hyun-seob Hwang, Jessie Pascual Bitog, Jae-in Yu, Kyung-suk Kwon, Tae-hwan Ha
    Keywords:   Airflow, CFD, Environmental conditions, Pig house, Pig respiratory disease
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25546
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  76. Enhanced Animal Productivity and Health with Improved Manure Management in 2nd Generation Environmentally Superior Technology in North Carolina: II. Air Quality
    Authors:   Ariel A Szögi, Matias B Vanotti
    Keywords:   Animal waste treatment, Swine manure, Ammonia volatilization, Animal housing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25547
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  77. Setting the Farm Animal Welfare Scene in North America
    Authors:   Anna Kerr Johnson
    Keywords:   Keywords: Animal, Audits, Farm, Law, Programs, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25548
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  78. Brazilian Animal Welfare Legislation Scenario for Broiler, Swine and Dairy Production
    Authors:   Raquel Baracat T. R Da Silva, Irenilza Alencar Nääs, Douglas D’Alessandro Salgado
    Keywords:   Norm, Legislation, Well being
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25549
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  79. Welfare and Comfort in Dairy Cattle: Indexes and Economic Impact
    Authors:   Alvaro D Garcia, Marcia I Endres
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25550
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  80. Animal Well-Being Indicators for Calves Reared Under Two Different Systems during Their Milk Stage in the Central Milking Area of Argentina
    Authors:   Perla E Leva, María S García, Jorge Sosa, Guillermo Toffoli, Silvia E Valtorta
    Keywords:   Holstein calves, Rectal temperature, Heart rate, Circadian variation, Winter
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25551
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  81. Effect of Reduced Feeding Space for Dairy Goats on Feed Intake and Social Interactions
    Authors:   Knut Egil Bøe, Inger Lise Andersen, Grete Helen Meisfjord Jørgensen
    Keywords:   Dairy goats, Social interactions, Feeding space, Roughage, Feed intake
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25552
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  82. Effects of Stocking Density on Behavior of Broilers in Cage System
    Authors:   F Zhao, Y Zhao, A Geng, Z Shi, B Li
    Keywords:   Stocking density, Broilers, Behaviour
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25553
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  83. Effects of Stocking Density and Group Size on Thermoregulatory Responses of Laying Hens under Heat Challenging Conditions
    Authors:   Angela R Green, Hongwei Xin
    Keywords:   Cage layer, Heat stress, Welfare, Core body temperature, Production
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25554
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  84. Effects of Stocking Density and Group Size on Heat and Moisture Production of Laying Hens under Thermoneutral and Heat Challenging Conditions
    Authors:   Angela R Green, Hongwei Xin
    Keywords:   Cage-layer, Sensible heat production (SHP), Latent heat production (LHP), Moisture production (MP), Total heat production (THP), Ventilation, Design, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25555
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  85. Effects of the Density, Aviary Type, Breed, and Age on the Behaviors of Laying Hens Kept in Cages
    Authors:   Danilo Florentino Pereira, Guilherme Vitorasso, Marcelo Marques de Magalhães, Sandra Cristina de Oliveira, Bruno César Brito Miyamoto
    Keywords:   Animal behavior, Animal welfare, Group size
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25556
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  86. Welfare Evaluation by Image Analysis of Laying Hens in Different Breeding Systems and Environmental Conditions
    Authors:   José Antonio Delfino Barbosa Filho, Iran José Oliveira Silva, Marco Aurélio Neves Silva
    Keywords:   Poultry welfare, Egg quality, Breeding systems, Image analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25557
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  87. Physical Planning of Intensive Systems of Beef Cattle Using Systematic Layout Planning as an Analytical Tool and Its Relationship with Animal Well-Being
    Authors:   Maria Clara Carvalho Guimarães, Keles Regina Antony Inoue, Mateus Marques Bueno, Fernando Costa Baêta, Antônio Cléber Golçalves Tibiriçá, Ilda de Fátima Ferreira Tinôco
    Keywords:   Beef cattle, Animal welfare, Facility design, SLP
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25558
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  88. Measurements of Thermal Microenvironment in a Swine Transport Trailer
    Authors:   Andrew C Lenkaitis, Xinlei Wang, Ted L Funk, Michael Ellis, Christina M Murphy
    Keywords:   Environment, Transportation, Swine, Measurement
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25559
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  89. Effect of Environmental Factors on the Frequency of Fatigued, Injured, and Dead Pigs at a Commercial Abattoir
    Authors:   Robert F Fitzgerald, Kenneth J Stalder, Anna K Johnson, John O Matthews, Collette M Schultz Kaster
    Keywords:   Pigs, Environment, Transport losses
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25560
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  90. Poultry Production Losses and their Relationship with Lairage Time Effects: A Thermodynamic Study under Tropical Conditions
    Authors:   Frederico Márcio Corrêa Vieira, José Antonio Delfino Barbosa Filho, Iran José Oliveira da Silva, Afrânio Márcio Corrêa Vieira, Valéria Cristina Rodrigues, Danilo Brito Garcia
    Keywords:   DOA, Lairage time, Poultry, Pre-slaughter, Temperature, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25561
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  91. Production Losses on Poultry Pre-Slaughter Operations in Relation to Density per Cage: A Daily Period Effects Study
    Authors:   Frederico Márcio Corrêa Vieira, Iran José Oliveira da Silva, José Antonio Delfino Barbosa Filho, Afrânio Márcio Corrêa Vieira, Danilo Brito Garcia, Aaron Hildebrand
    Keywords:   Mortalities, Lairage time, Broilers, Abattoir, Temperature, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25562
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  92. Poultry Transport Microclimate Analysis through Enthalpy Comfort Index (ECI): A Seasonal Assessment
    Authors:   José Antonio Delfino Barbosa Filho, Frederico Marcio Correia Vieira, Bruno Henrique Fonseca, Iran José Oliveira Silva, Danilo Brito Garcia, Aaron Hildebrand
    Keywords:   Poultry, Transport, Thermal stress, Enthalpy
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25563
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  93. Evaluation of the Effect of Vibration in Simulated Condition of Transport of Broiler Chickens
    Authors:   Danilo Brito Garcia, Iran José Oliveira Silva, José Antônio Delfino Barbosa Filho, Frederico Márcio Correa Vieira, Carlos Tadeu dos Santos Dias
    Keywords:   Broiler chicken, Vibration, Transportation, Pre-slaughter, Stress
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25564
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  94. Bioclimatic Patterns within Tom Turkey Housing
    Authors:   Angélica Signor Mendes, Daniella Jorge De Moura, Christiane Garcia Nunes
    Keywords:   Ventilation system, Thermal comfort, CO2 concentration, Turkeys
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25565
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  95. Assessment of Ventilation Management Training Workshops
    Authors:   Steve H Pohl, Jay D Harmon, Mike Brumm, Rick R Stowell, Larry D Jacobson, Robert Thaler
    Keywords:   Ventilation, swine, Training, Producers, Trouble-shooting, Environmental control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25566
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  96. The Real World of Ventilation Troubleshooting: A Swine Case Study
    Authors:   Jay D Harmon, Mike Brumm, Larry Jacobson, Steve Pohl, Dave Stender, Rick Stowell
    Keywords:   Ventilation fans, Controlled environment, On-farm assessments
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25567
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  97. Performance Evaluation of Broilers under Different Heating Systems in the South of Brazil
    Authors:   Ricardo Brauer Vigoderis, Ilda de Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Marcelo Bastos Cordeiro, Mateus Marques Bueno, Richard Stephen Gates
    Keywords:   Broiler, Heating systems, Cost, Fuel consumption, Radiant system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25568
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  98. Thermal Environmental Conditions in Growing Pig Buildings during the Night and Early Morning
    Authors:   Juliana Sarubbi, Luiz Antonio Rossi, Rafael Augustus de Oliveira
    Keywords:   Thermal comfort, Swine, Acclimatization system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25569
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  99. Reducing Odor Emission from Pig Production Buildings by Ventilation Control
    Authors:   Guoqiang Zhang, Bjarne Bjerg, Jan S Strøm, Peter Kai
    Keywords:   Emission, Ventilation control, Air quality, Pig buildings
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25570
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  100. Heat Stress on a Commercial Dairy Farm Startup: An Economic Evaluation of Cooling
    Authors:   Joe L Horner, Joseph M Zulovich
    Keywords:   Keywords: Dairy cows, Heat stress, Economics
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25571
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  101. Improving Management of Heat Abatement Systems on US Dairy Farms
    Authors:   Joseph M Zulovich, John T Tyson, Mike Brugger
    Keywords:   Dairy cooling systems, Management, Index
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25572
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  102. Spreadsheet Modeling to Size Dairy Sprinkler and Fan Cooling System
    Authors:   Mohamed Samer, Hartmut Grimm, Mohamed H Hatem, Reiner Doluschitz, Thomas Jungbluth
    Keywords:   Mathematical modeling, Spark mapping, Precision livestock farming, Microsprinkler
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25573
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  103. Paying for Cooling Systems in Swine Production
    Authors:   Ann M Ulmer, Joseph M Zulovich
    Keywords:   Cooling, Swine, Swine cooling, Economics
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25574
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  104. Evaluation of a System of Roof Cooling in Broiler Sheds in the Brazilian Central-West
    Authors:   Neiton Silva Machado, Ilda De Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Sérgio Zolnier, Cristina Akemi Mogami, Keller Sullivan Oliveira Rocha, Jofran Luiz de Oliveira
    Keywords:   Evaporative cooling, Thermal comfort, Broilers
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25575
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  105. Operational Characterization of Cooling Systems Coupled with Positive and Negative Tunnel Ventilation in Broiler Chicken Houses in Southwest of Goiás
    Authors:   Sandra Regina Pires de Moraes, Fernando da Costa Baêta, Marcos Barcellos Café, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, André Luiz Ribas de Oliveira
    Keywords:   Evaporative cooling, Acclimatization systems, Thermal comfort, Black-globe humidity index
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25576
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  106. Mathematical Model for Thermal Environment and Broiler Chickens Performance Prediction in Acclimatized Housings
    Authors:   Valcimar F Carvalho, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Hongwei Xin, Richard S Gates, Flávio Alves Damasceno, Sandra R. P. de Moraes
    Keywords:   Cooling system, Wind tunnel ventilation, Thermal comfort
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25577
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  107. Review of Issues Related to Heat Stress in Intensively Housed Pigs
    Authors:   T M Banhazi, A J Aarnink, H T Thuy, S Pedersen, J Hartung, H Payne, B Mullan, D Berckmans
    Keywords:   Critical temperatures, Agricultural buildings, Environmental modeling, Heat production, Cooling methods
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25578
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  108. Sweating Rates of Dairy and Feedlot Cows under Stressful Thermal Environments
    Authors:   Kifle G Gebremedhin, Peter E Hillman, Chin N Lee, Robert J Collier, Scott T Willard, John Arthington, Tami M Brown-Brandl
    Keywords:   Evaporative cooling, Heat stress, Breed, Hair-coat color, Air velocity, Solar load, Air temperature, Relative humidity
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25579
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  109. Heat Tolerance Test in Girolando Cattle for Two Degrees of Consanguinity in Midwestern Region of Brazil
    Authors:   Patrícia Corrêa de França, Bruno De Carvalho Barros, Roberta Passini, Letícia C. Ferreira Carvalho
    Keywords:   Heat stress, Dairy cattle, Thermal control
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25580
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  110. Evaluation of Physiological and Blood Serum Differences in Heat Tolerant (Romosinuano) and Heat Susceptible (Angus) Bos Taurus Cattle for Determination of Markers of Sensitivity
    Authors:   B Scharf, L E Wax, J A Carroll, D G Riley, C C Chase, Jr., S W Coleman, D H Keisler, D E Spiers
    Keywords:   Steers, Heat response, Stress indicators
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25581
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  111. Thermal Environment Influence on Swine Reproductive Performance
    Authors:   Glogerley Tatiana Sales, Elias Tadeu Fialho, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Rilke T. Fonseca de Freitas, Vitor Hugo Teixeira, Richard S Gates, George B Day
    Keywords:   Swine reproduction, Thermal comfort zone, THI
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25582
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  112. Heat Stress Effects on Sow Reproductive Performance Using Simulated Forced Air and Evaporative Cooling Systems
    Authors:   P A Eichen, M C Lucy, T J Safranski, E A Coate, A M Williams, D E Spiers
    Keywords:   Pigs, Heat adaptation, Reproduction
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25583
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  113. Rectal Temperature Changes in Broilers Kept under Hot and Dry Conditions
    Authors:   Justin H Chepete
    Keywords:   Panting, Drooping, Heat stress, Broiler, Rectal temperature, Heat load
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25584
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  114. Spatial Distribution of Surface Temperatures and Heat Loss in Broiler Chickens
    Authors:   Özlem Cangar, Jean-Marie Aerts, Johan Buyse, Daniel Berckmans
    Keywords:   Heat loss, Broilers, Temperature difference, Temperature gradients, and Thermoregulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25585
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  115. Production Performance of the Cobb and Ross Broilers Reared under Warm Conditions
    Authors:   Justin H Chepete, Molebeledi H. D Mareko
    Keywords:   Feed consumption, Live weight, Feed conversion, Weight gain
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25586
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  116. Effectiveness of Different Shade Materials
    Authors:   Roger A Eigenberg, Tami M Brown-Brandl, John A Nienaber
    Keywords:   Feedlot, Heat, Humidity, Physiological Model, Shade, Threshold, Temperature, Weather
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25587
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  117. The Influence of the Roof Characteristics on the Thermal Exchange in Animal Housing
    Authors:   Liberati Paolo, Zappavigna Paolo
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25588
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  118. An Analytical Study of the Thermal Behavior of Open Dairy Cattle House in Egypt
    Authors:   Mohamed Hashem Hatem
    Keywords:   Thermal environment, Open dairy house, Building cover
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25589
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  119. Artificial Shade Effects in the Performance and Physiology of Dairy Heifers in Pasture
    Authors:   Maristela Neves da Conceição, Iran José Oliveira da Silva, Carlos Tadeu Dos Santos Dias
    Keywords:   Dairy heifers, Shade, Roof, Pasture
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25590
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  120. The Effects of Artificial Shade in Scrotal and Seminal Characteristics of Crossbred Santa Inês Ovines Raised on Pasture in the Southwest of Bahia State
    Authors:   S M Teodoro, M A Chaves, J. D. G Filho
    Keywords:   Semen, Shade, Reproductive characteristics
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25591
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  121. Evaluation of the Arboreal Shades Quality in Pasture
    Authors:   José Luiz Martins, Maria Ângela Fagnani, Iran José Oliveira da Silva, Sônia Maria Stefano Piedade, Maristela Neves da Conceição
    Keywords:   Forestation, Shadowing, Thermal comfort
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25592
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  122. Estimating Black Globe Temperature Based on Meteorological Data
    Authors:   S. H. N Turco, T. G. F da Silva, G M de Oliveira, M. M. V. B. R Leitão, M. S. B de Moura, C Pinheiro, C. V da Silva Padilha
    Keywords:   Animal comfort index, Bioclimatic index, Temperature model
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25593
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  123. Analysis of Meteorological Parameters of Different Extreme Heat Waves
    Authors:   Tami M Brown-Brandl, John A Nienaber, G LeRoy Hahn, Roger A Eigenberg
    Keywords:   Cattle, Feedlot Cattle, Heat stress, Livestock, THI, Weather
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25594
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  124. Geostatistics and Kriging Techniques for Welfare Analysis of Chickens through Enthalpy Distribution in State of São Paulo, Brazil
    Authors:   Valéria Cristina Rodrigues, Frederico Márcio Correa Vierira, Giselle Borges, Iran José Oliveira da Silva, Kesia Oliveira da Silva
    Keywords:   Thermal comfort, Productivity, Thermorregulation, Enthalpy, Geoestatistcs
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25595
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  125. Estimating Poultry Production Mortality Exposed to Heat Wave Using Data Mining
    Authors:   Daniella Jorge de Moura, Marcos Martinez do Vale, Irenilza de Alencar Nääs, Luiz Henrique Antunes Rodrigues, Stanley Robson de Oliveira Medeiros
    Keywords:   Broiler production, Environmental data, THI
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25596
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  126. Impact of Global Warming on Brazilian Beef Production
    Authors:   Carlos Eduardo Bites Romanini, I. D. A Nääs, D D’Alessandro Salgado, K. A. O Lima, M. M do Valle, M. R Labigalini, S. R. L de Souza, A. G Menezes, D. J de Moura
    Keywords:   Fuzzy simulation, Cattle meat productivity, Risk of pasture
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25597
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  127. The Occurrence of Heat Waves in São Paulo - Brazil Using Temperature Humidity Index (THI) and Milk Decline Index (MDEC)
    Authors:   Karla Andréa Oliveira Lima, Daniella Jorge Moura, Irenilza Alencar Nääs
    Keywords:   Milk yield, Extreme event, Dairy regions
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25598
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  128. Applied Intelligent System for Environmental Control in Dairy Housing
    Authors:   Mauricio Perissinotto, Daniella Jorge de Moura, Vasco Fitas da Cruz
    Keywords:   Animal production, Thermal stress, Temperature and humidity index
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25599
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  129. Climate Change Influence on Inside Thermal Environment of Broiler Houses
    Authors:   Giselle Borges, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Luis G Carvalho, Flávio Alves Damasceno, Silvia de Nazaré Monteiro Yanagi
    Keywords:   Poultry, Global warming, Thermal environment, Simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25600
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  130. Spatial Distribution of Laying Hens in Different Environmental Conditions by Image Processing and Correspondence Analysis
    Authors:   Valéria Cristina Rodrigues, José Antonio Delfino Barbosa Filho, Afranio Marcio Correa Vieira, Iran José Oliveira da Silva, Frederico Marcio Correa Vieira
    Keywords:   Image analysis, Laying hens, Welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25601
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  131. Modeling Productive Performance of Broiler Chickens with Artificial Neural Network
    Authors:   Alison Zile Lopes, Leandro Ferreira, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Wilian Soares Lacerda
    Keywords:   Poultry, Artificial intelligence, Modeling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25602
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  132. Strategies to Minimize Effects of Hot Climate Conditions on Livestock in Portugal: A Regional Approach
    Authors:   José Carlos Barbosa, Vasco Fitas Cruz, João Santos Silva
    Keywords:   Hot climate, Heat waves, Animal husbandry
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25603
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  133. Assessment of an Injectable RFID Temperature Sensor for Indication of Horse Well-Being
    Authors:   Jamie R Marsh, Richard S Gates, George B Day, V, Glen E Aiken, Erin G Wilkerson
    Keywords:   Core body temperature, Equine, Instrumentation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25604
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  134. Operation of RFID in Cold Environment
    Authors:   Hannu E. S Haapala
    Keywords:   Electronic identification, RFID, Livestock, Cold temperature, Operation, Usability
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25605
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  135. Spatial Identification of Animals in Different Breeding Systems to Monitor Behavior
    Authors:   Matteo Barbari, Leonardo Conti, Stefano Simonini
    Keywords:   RFID technology, Active tags, Animal monitoring, Animal behavior
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25606
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  136. Computational Vision Use for Evaluation of Confined Dairy Cows Behavior
    Authors:   Silvia Lucas Souza, Irenilza Alencar Nääs, Daniella Jorge Moura
    Keywords:   Dairy cow behavior, Image analysis, Animal science
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25607
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  137. Automatic Detection of Lameness in Dairy Cattle – Analyzing Image Parameters Related to Lameness
    Authors:   Claudia Bahr, Toon Leroy, Xiangyu Song, Erik Vranken, Willem Maertens, Juergen Vangeyte, Annelies Van Nuffel, Bart Sonck, Daniel Berckmans
    Keywords:   Automatic lameness detection, Image analysis, Dairy cattle
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25608
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  138. Real-Time Measurement of Pig Activity in Practical Conditions
    Authors:   Toon Leroy, Federica Borgonovo, Annamaria Costa, Jean-Marie Aerts, Marcella Guarino, Daniel Berckmans
    Keywords:   
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25609
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  139. Animal Behavior in Commercial Broiler Farm - Analysis Using Digital Images
    Authors:   CRISTINA AKEMI MOGAMI, CECÍLIA DE FÁTIMA SOUZA, ILDA DE FÁTIMA FERREIRA TINÔCO, KELLER SULLIVAN OLIVEIRA ROCHA, NEITON SILVA MACHADO, MATEUS MARQUES BUENO
    Keywords:   Animal behavior, Thermal stress, Image processing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25610
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  140. Use of Artificial Intelligence to Identify Vocalizations Emitted by Sick and Healthy Piglets
    Authors:   Natalia Risi, Késia Oliveira Silva, Paulo R.F Zulato, Rodrigo C Guido, Giselle Borges
    Keywords:   Swine, diseases, Bioacoustics, Precision livestock science, Animal
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25611
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  141. Geostatistical Techniques of Comparing Swine Noise Levels from an Automated Acquisition System
    Authors:   Giselle Borges, Késia Oliveira Silva, Valeria Cristina Rodrigues, Natalia Risi, Frederico Márcio Corrêa Vieira, Iran José O. Silva
    Keywords:   Sound pressure, Nursery pigs, Decibelimeters, Bioacoustics
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25612
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  142. Comparison of Bovine Blood Absorption Coefficients to Human Curves
    Authors:   M D Hayes, E S Vanzant, T S Stombaugh, R S Gates
    Keywords:   Oximetry, Beef, Hemoglobin, Optical properties
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25613
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  143. A Wireless Data Acquisition System for Monitoring Temperature Variations in Swine Barns
    Authors:   Matthew J Darr, Lingying Zhao
    Keywords:   Instrumentation, Mesh network, Zigbee, Environmental monitoring, Embedded system
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25614
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  144. Design of a Telemonitoring System for Data Acquisition of Livestock Environment
    Authors:   Zhong-fu SUN, Ke-ming DU, Hua-feng HAN, Jin-xiang CHU
    Keywords:   Wireless communication, Livestock environmental control, WAP, GPRS/CDMA
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25615
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  145. Remote Environmental Monitoring and Management of Data Systems
    Authors:   Keller Sullivan Oliveira Rocha, José Helvecio Martins, Ilda de Fátima Ferreira Tinôco, Evandro de Castro Melo, Daniela de Carvalho Lopes, Wathney Hermsdorff
    Keywords:   Data transmission, Networks, Instrumentation, Databases, Remote analysis
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25616
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  146. Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks Applied to Animal Welfare Research
    Authors:   Carlos Eduardo Cugnasca, Antonio Mauro Saraiva, Irenilza de Alencar Nääs, Daniella Jorge de Moura, Gabriela Werner Ceschini
    Keywords:   Wireless sensor network, Ad hoc networks, ZigBee, Animal welfare
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25617
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  147. Further Developments of a User-Friendly Air Quality Monitoring System (BASE-Q)
    Authors:   T M Banhazi, D Berckmans
    Keywords:   Airborne pollutants, Microorganisms, Dust, Bacteria, Farm buildings, Particles, Ammonia
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25618
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  148. Air Quality Monitoring and Data Acquisition for Livestock and Poultry Environment Studies
    Authors:   Ji-Qin Ni, Albert J Heber, Matthew J Darr, Teng T Lim, Claude A Diehl, Bill W Bogan
    Keywords:   Measurement, Control, Methodology, LabVIEW, Software, Instrumentation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25619
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  149. Study of Statistical Methods in the Spatial Variability Measurement of Climatic Variables within Broiler Houses
    Authors:   Thayla Morandi Ridolfi de Carvalho, Daniella Jorge Moura, Irenilza Alencar Nääs
    Keywords:   Ventilation, Poultry, Welfare, Environment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25620
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  150. Impact of Computers on Biological Modeling
    Authors:   Joseph M Zulovich
    Keywords:   Animal environment, Statistics, Simulation models
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25621
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  151. Web-based Method for Inspecting the Pig Body Size and Height Using Binocular Stereovision Technology
    Authors:   Guanghui Teng, Yuzhuo Wang, Weisen Fu
    Keywords:   Pig, Binocular stereovision, Web-based measurement, Body size, Height
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25622
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  152. Determination of Surface Area of Broiler Chickens Using Moiré Technique
    Authors:   Eberson Silva, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Roberto Alves Braga Junior, Flávio Alves Damasceno, Marcos Aurélio Lopes, Gleice Cristina de Andrade e Silva
    Keywords:   Image analysis, Moiré technique, Poultry
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25623
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  153. Development and Validation of a Model to Compute the Surface Area of Broiler Chickens
    Authors:   Eberson Silva, Tadayuki Yanagi Junior, Roberto Alves Braga Junior, Marcos Aurélio Lopes, Flávio Alves Damasceno, Gleice Cristina de Andrade e Silva
    Keywords:   Broiler chicken, Surface area, Empirical model
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25624
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  154. Comparison of Dry Matter Content of Pig Faeces in Two Belt Separation Systems
    Authors:   Francisco Alonso, Jesus Vazquez, Elvira Sánchez, Ismael Ovejero, Aranzazu Mateos, Miguel Angel Garcimartin
    Keywords:   Environmental, Swine, Manure, Separation system, Belt
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25625
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  155. Enhanced Animal Productivity and Health with Improved Manure Management in 2nd Generation Environmentally Superior Technology in North Carolina: I. Water Quality
    Authors:   Matias B Vanotti, Ariel A Szögi
    Keywords:   Nutrient removal, Animal waste, Swine wastewater, Animal waste treatment, Animal housing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25626
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  156. Treatment of Swine Wastewater in Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactors in Series Followed by Polishing Ponds
    Authors:   Rose Maria Duda, Roberto Alves de Oliveira
    Keywords:   Anaerobic digestion, Swine wastewater, ASBR
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25627
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  157. Treatment of Anaerobically Digested Swine Wastewater Using Intermittent Aeration and Membrane Bioreactors
    Authors:   Hailing Meng, Hongmin Dong, Zhiping Zhu, Lei Han, Yefei Huang
    Keywords:   Hollow fiber membrane, Biological treatment, Operational parameters
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25628
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  158. Mushroom Cultivation on the Bed of Animal Feces
    Authors:   Hideo Minagawa, Tetsuya Doi, Hiroshi Sakata, Masaru Nagai, Ayumi Nakatsubo, Katsuyuki Tanaka
    Keywords:   Animal feces, Oyster mushroom, roughage, Shiitake mushroom, Sustainable agriculture
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25629
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  159. Using Water Meters to Reduce Dairy Farm Water Use
    Authors:   Mike F Brugger, Ben Dorsey, III
    Keywords:   Dairy cows, Water consumption
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25630
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  160. Bactericidal Efficiency of Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water for Salmonella Pullorum and Contaminated Eggs
    Authors:   Wei Cao, Zhiwei Zhu, Yue Zhang, Zhengxiang Shi, Baoming Li
    Keywords:   Electrolyzed oxidizing water, Salmonella, Inactivation, Egg washing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25631
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  161. A Technical Development of Reproduction of Resources from Animal and Plant Wastes for Sustainable Agriculture
    Authors:   Hideo Minagawa, Yasuhiro Tozawa, Hiroshi Noziki, Ayumi Nakatsubo, Katsuyuki Tanaka
    Keywords:   Biological waste, Environmental regulation, Reproductive resource, Land application
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.25632
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