An animal nutritionist for instance would define the perfect zones of comfort environment as those conditions that maximize weight gain or egg production with the least expenditure of nutrients. Whereas a veterinarian on the other hand would define the perfect environment occurs where the core body temperature remains normal and stable because deviations will cause loss of immunity and lead to disease incidence.
These environmental elements have received much scientific attention where individual elements are measured e.g. ambient temperature whilst the other factors are held constant.
Most environmental elements interrelated.
It is important therefore that farmers understand the zones of comfort environmental elements in which their animals and birds will perform best. For ease of understanding this is called the “zone of comfort”.
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