Preventing heat stress in cattle

In summer months care must be taken to prevent herds from the damaging effects of heat stress. High temperatures and humidity can bring on heat stress causing health issues, reduced performance and fertility. We look at the effects of heat stress and the practical steps farmers can take to protect their cattle.

Table of contents:

  • Heat stress losses top 200 litres of milk a cow, study shows
  • A guide to mitigating heat stress in housed cattle
  • Guide to choosing a ventilation system for your dairy unit
  • How silvopasture can help with heat stress