Figure 1.
Figure 1.

Effect of consuming endophyte-free ryegrass (SE–) or endophyte-infected ryegrass (SE+) on temperatures (A) and thermocirculation index (TCI; B) in ewes. Rectal (■), ear (●), and air temperatures (▲).†Significant difference from Day 0 (Wilcoxon, P < 0.05). Values are expressed as mean ± SE (n = 8).

 


Figure 2.
Figure 2.

Plasma prolactin (A) and cortisol (B) concentrations in ewes fed endophyte-free ryegrass (SE–) or endophyte-infected ryegrass (SE+). †Significant difference from Day 0, *Significant difference between groups on the same day (Wilcoxon, P < 0.05). Values are expressed as mean ± SE (n = 8).