Adrenergic and noradrenergic regulation of poultry behavior and production
Review articleOpen access
R.L. Dennis - No affiliation found
2016/07/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2016.02.007
Journal: Domestic Animal Endocrinology
Highlights•Norepinephrine and epinephrine play critical roles in the behavior of chickens.•Catecholamines help regulating physiological and behavioral homeostasis in response to stressful stimuli.•Adrenergic mediation of consumption behaviors has both production and welfare implications.•Norepinephrine and epinephrine play a vital role in regulating the brain-gut-microbiome axis.
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