TITLE

Beware of heat stress in stock, producers warned

AUTHOR(S)
Lawrence, Chrissie
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;8/11/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 6, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of heat stress on the productivity of cattle and sheep in Great Britain. The weather condition could affect the ovulation rates and ram fertility. The symptoms of heat stress are high water consumption and reduced milk yield. It cites the importance of effective water troughs and wetting the heads and backs of cattle.
ACCESSION #
22267314

 

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