Cows in field
Cows in the UK could be more prone to heat stress – and as a result production losses at lower temperatures – than initially thought according to a recent study. Results of a 21-year study at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Langhill herd of Holstein Friesians, has shown both milk yield and quality are affected by UK weather, particularly during the summer months. Researchers Davina Hill and Eileen Wall found milk production peaked at 24.03kg milk a grazing cow, at a […]