Taking the Heat Off Your Herd
06 Jul 2016
Heat stress is a worldwide problem resulting in digestive, reproduction, immune and production problems, in severe cases death is a very real possibility.
Cows under heat stress show decreased fertility and compromised fetal development, especially when heat stress occurs in late gestation/dry period.
While the effects of heat stress are certainly serious, there are many nutritional, management and housing decisions you can consider to take the heat off your herd this summer.
Find out how you can prevent heat stress from affecting your herd's milk production and somatic cell count.