[MCN] 3 distinctive chickens can take the heat
lance at wildrockies.org
Wed Aug 9 12:01:39 EDT 2017
Very heat tolerant, tallest of all chickens
Tolerant of high heat and humidity, Stunning birds for backyard flocks
Turken (Naked Neck) chicken
Naked-Necked Birds Can Handle the Heat
That's because bare-necked birds are more resistant to heat and thus produce better meat and eggs—especially crucial for poultry producers in hot climates such as Mexico <http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/mexico-guide/>'s, Headon said.
"All organisms live within a limited range of body temperatures."
Hans O. Pörtner and Anthony P. Farrell. Physiology and Climate Change.
SCIENCE 31 OCTOBER 2008
“ … organisms have a physiological response to temperature, and these responses have important consequences."
Anthony I. Dell, Samraat Pawar and Van M. Savage, Temperature dependence of trophic interactions are driven by asymmetry of species responses and foraging strategy.
Journal of Animal Ecology 2013
“Climate change impacts have now been documented across every ecosystem on Earth, despite an average warming of only ~1°C so far."
Scheffers et al. The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people.
Science, 11 NOVEMBER 2016
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