Heat Stress Technical Articles

Management

Article published the February 28, 2019:

Preparation is the key to managing heat stress

The key to managing your herd through heat stress is being ready for it. Watching the weather forecast to understand the Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is the first step in managing heat stress. The color-cod...
Author/s :
Jack Garrett, PhD
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Article published the February 7, 2019:

Cooling cows in robotic dairy farms. The case of Bandioli farm, Italy

Cooling means to reduce heat stress from cows have been developed over the last four decades in Israel and around the world, and are applied to a different degree of success in many farms in the world. Cooling...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the January 2, 2019:

The experience of intensive cooling the cows in Turkey the case of Ozlem dairy farm

Cooling means to reduce heat stress from cows have been developed over the last four decades in Israel, and are applied to a different degree of success in many farms in the world. Cooling cows in the farm is ...
Author/s :
Fatih YildirimIsrael Flamenbaum
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Article published the October 12, 2018:

"Special cooling yards" for cooling cows and improve profitability of large scale dairy farms

This article presents the results of a "cow cooling project", in northern Mexico, characterized by long hot and dry summer months, with the extreme conditions of heat stress in dairy cows. The farms where the c...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the October 11, 2018:

Two years of experience in cooling cows in Italy

Summer heat stress negatively affects the dairy sector in Italy by harming animal welfare, increase environment pollution and reduce farms profitability. The decrease in farm profitability is caused by the dec...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the September 5, 2018:

Dairy farmer, don't pay double tax in the summer

Taxation on the dairy activity varies from country to country. Some countries exempt farmers from paying income tax, others reduced tax rates and some countries ask dairy farmers to pay full tax on their income...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the June 7, 2018:

Implementation of Israeli knowledge and experience to cool dairy cows in the world

In a lecture I gave at the 29th Israel Dairy Conference, held in Jerusalem in November 2017, I presented the principles of my work in consulting dairy farms around the world on coping with negative effect of su...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the March 1, 2018:

The effects of summer on milk production and its components, SCC and conception rate

The "Winter-Summer Ratio" report was developed by Dr. Israel Flamenbaum and Ephraim Ezra. This report reflects the gap in the performance of cows in different seasons and the ability of the individual farm to c...
Author/s :
Yaniv Lavon
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Article published the January 24, 2018:

Minimize heat stress to maximize milk production and quality

Dealing effectively with heat stress in dairy herds is an essential management issue throughout the nation, but Southeastern dairy producers are forced to deal with extreme heat and humidity for prolonged perio...
Author/s :
Amanda Elizabeth Stone
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Article published the November 16, 2017:

Effects of water restriction following feeding on nutrient digestibilities, milk yield and composition and blood hormones in lactating Holstein cows under heat stress conditions

  Introduction Heat stress causes major losses ($ 2.4 billion) in animal production, including dairy cattle, beef cattle, swine and poultry in the USA (St-Pierre et al., 2003). Heat stress affects feed i...
Author/s :
Jalil Ghassemi Nejad
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