Heat Stress in Small Ruminants

Heat Stress in Small Ruminants Written with contributions by Heidi Carroll, Former SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist & Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator and Kelly Froehlich, Former Assistant Professor & SKSU Extension Sheep and Goat Specialist. The Upper Midwest provides periods of extreme heat during summer and shorter periods of heat stress potential during spring […]

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Using Nutrition to Beat the Heat

Using Nutrition to Beat the Heat By Jaclyn Krymowski As summer temperatures rise, dairy producers know the importance of keeping their cows comfortable. While shade, ventilation, and water are crucial, there‚Äôs another powerful tool in your heat stress management arsenal: nutrition. Like so many other changes you make to your dairy to accommodate the seasons, […]

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Keeping Cattle Cool: Top Tips for Comfort at Peak Summer Heat

Keeping Cattle Cool: Top Tips for Comfort at Peak Summer Heat Article and photo courtesy of Central Life Sciences As summer temperatures soar, cattle producers face the annual challenge of keeping their herds comfortable in the scorching heat. Cattle can experience stress due to their limited ability to cool down through sweating the way humans […]

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