Physiology

Technical Note: A total urine collection apparatus for female bison and cattle

Authors are former graduate research assistant, and professor, respectively, Range Science Department, Utah State University, Logan 84322-5230. Presently, DeLiberto is a veterinary student, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullm…
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Remote Monitoring of Ovulation and Pregnancy of Yellowstone Bison

The physiological mechanisms that control reproductive success of wild bison (Bison bison) are not known, and the relatively small scattered herds prevent intensive study. Environmental, demographic, and physiological factors all play major interrelated ro…
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Comparative Winter Bioenergetics of American Bison, Yak, Scottish Highland and Hereford Calves

American bison; yak, Scottish Highland and Hereford calves were used in a comparative study of metabolic responses to temperature or 20, 0 and -30(C. Metabolic rates were lowest in the bison, highest in the Herefords and intermediate in the Highland and ya…
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