Topics in Farm Animal Environmental Physiology,Behavior, Stress and Welfare
Fall 2008; "Stress and the Immunity"
Dr. Janeen Salak-Johnson, University of Illinois
Class will meet Tuesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm.
Some topics which will be discussed are:
The acute and chronic stressors of farm animals housed in different settings
The body's response to stress and how this varies in different animals.
Journal of Animal Science Article: Making sense of apparently conflicting data: Stress
and immunity in swine and cattle
Breeze Class Page
WebCT Gold will also be used for the class. On here the syllabus, Power Point, questions, reading assignments and updates will be posted. It is the students responsibility to check WebCT Gold the day before class. All information will be posted by 5 pm Central the day before class.
"chute" photo from agwired.com