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Exploring hair cortisone concentration as a novel tool to assess chronic stress in sheep With tick-borne Fever

| Type artikkel: Publisert studie

Kategori: Dyrevelferd, Husdyr, Sau

Tick-borne fever (TBF), caused by the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophilum and transmitted by the tick Ixodes ricinus, has considerable consequences for animal welfare and economy in the sheep industry. Non-invasive, objective methods to quantify chronic stress are needed in order to evaluate the welfare impact of disease.

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