Environmental Heat Stress Impairs Placental Function, Fetal Growth and Development, and Postnatal Performance in Livestock

Dustin T. Yates, Xiaochuan Chen, Sean W. Limesand

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEnvironmental Physiology of Livestock
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780813811765
StatePublished - Jan 16 2012


  • Cold stress on ruminant fetus
  • Environmental heat stress, fetal growth
  • Fat-to-lean mass, affected
  • Fetal adaptations, metabolism
  • Heat stress, lighter birth weights
  • Heat, and placental mass effect
  • Placental insufficiency
  • Placental transport efficiency
  • Postnatal inadequacies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

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