Published on July 12, 2023
In addition to amenities that can cool cattle, nutritional considerations may be another means to help manage heat stress in feedlot cattle.
Published on April 21, 2023
Several management strategies are available to help cows cope with heat stress minimizing its negative effects.
Published on July 14, 2021
Learn how to mitigate heat stress for animals during fair season.
Published on July 5, 2018
Given the current high temperatures, cattle could be under heat stress. It’s important to know the signs so producers can manage and reduce livestock heat stress.
Published on September 27, 2013
Using a combination of water and fans is an effective method of cooling cows during summer heat. In planning for upgrades to the cooling system, extra pumping from the well and storage in the lagoon should also be considered.
Published on July 5, 2012
Identifying the signs of stress in pigs during periods of hot weather will aid in making proactive adjustments to management and handling practices.
Published on June 29, 2012
Make sure your sheep and goats have access to plenty of clean fresh water on hot, humid days.
Published on June 4, 2012
Cooling cows is well known to have an economic return, but there are advantages to keeping heifers comfortable too.
Published on May 29, 2012
Heat stress causes major economic loss for Michigan dairy producers.
Published on July 25, 2011
Failure to consider hot weather transporting needs of livestock can lead to heat related health issues. Consider these tips to keep livestock comfortable.
Published on July 22, 2011
Cattle heat stress, Managing and reducing livestock heat stress