Heat Stress News

News published on July 19, 2018:

Northern European dairy herds face rising heat stress threat

Heat stress in dairy cows is becoming an increasing problem in northern Europe according to Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care, France. Long acknowledged as a serious summer threat to cow health and production acro...
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News published on June 6, 2018:

Yeast solutions show great promise in combatting heat stress damage

The use of three different yeast solutions to reduce the damaging effects of heat stress in dairy cows has shown highly promising results according to Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care, France. The company’s...
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News published on August 3, 2015:

Nutriad presenting additives to reduce impact of heat stress in dairy cows

Multinational Nutriad Group, producer and distributor of feed additives recently strengthened its ruminant team and during the warm European summer it presents a solution that helps producers reduce the economi...
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News published on July 1, 2014:

New study shows that LEVUCELL® SC improves Dairy performance and cow digestive comfort under moderate heat stress

Dairy farms can pay a heavy toll to thermal stress, even under moderate climate. The cow comfort zone is between 5-20°C and it is now admitted that even moderate heat stress can affect dairy production and ...
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Lallemand Animal Nutrition
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News published on April 24, 2009:

Model Developed to Make Cattle More Comfortable

Using equipment not all that different from what a runner might take on a jog, veterinary researchers at Kansas State University are working to make life more comfortable for cattle. A jogger's heart rate moni...
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K-State College of Veterinary news release
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News published on April 1, 2009:

Cow comfort … what does it mean?

When I think of the word "comfort" I think of a quiet, relaxing environment where I can be productive without a lot of stress, where I can have what I need to eat and drink, where I can rest comfortably and sle...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on March 5, 2009:

Are your cows comfortable?

Have you observed your cows' legs and feet lately? Watched them walking? What about their eyes? Have you taken a close look at their production and health records? Cows are talking... showing us in many ways if...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on February 16, 2009:

It Takes More Than Water to Keep Dry Cows Comfortable

"If your cows are dry, they should be turned out and given water." I heard that statement as a joke many years ago when I was just a kid on the home dairy farm. No doubt, cows need water during their dry period...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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News published on November 28, 2008:

Score seven areas of cow comfort on your dairy

Cows that are comfortable make more milk and stay in your herd longer than those that struggle to survive the system. Take some time to score your herd's comfort level in the following five areas at different t...
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Cornell University PRO-DAIRY
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News published on November 5, 2008:

Cold Weather Calf and Replacement Heifer Comfort

Cold weather is coming. Are you prepared to provide exceptional comfort to your calves and replacement heifers this winter? Healthy calves and heifers grow more quickly and are able to join the milking herd at ...
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University of Minnesota Dairy Extension
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