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Renaissance Report June 2013

HEAT & HUMIDITY = STRESS!
It is the time of year when we start thinking about the impact of heat and humidity on dairy cows and indeed all livestock. This is nothing new... it comes around each year with notable regularity. The "dog days" of summer can plague any dairy producer's productivity and profitability, with the impact of heat stress lasting well into the fall. The recommendations are always much the same - but it never hurts to be reminded of feed, nutrition and management strategies that help to address these situations.

Some Suggestions to Deal with Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

Summer is here and it is a time many of us look forward to with warmer temperatures and longer days after a long cold winter. However the dairy cows we work with don't look at summer in the same light as we do. Summer temperatures and humidity can play havoc on dairy cows, affecting production, milk components, reproduction, and health...

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