Heat Stress Technical Articles

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Article published the November 19, 2020:

The Effectiveness of Gano-met® on the broiler growth performance

Poultry is a homothermal animal, and its body covers with feathers to increase its cold resistance. However, Taiwan is an island that lies in the tropic of cancer, and the general climate is marine tropical. Du...
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Article published the September 8, 2020:

Characterization of the temperature-humidity index and heat stress in dairy cattle in two dairy units in Mayabeque province, Cuba

Climate change is one of the most important environmental realities that human faces in this century. Not only because of the effects it has on the different human spheres, but because it represents a challenge...
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ana valeria enriquez
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Article published the September 3, 2020:

Zeelim dairy farm in the south Israel succeeds "beating the summer"

Zeelim dairy farm is located in the south of Israel and characterized by desert conditions and low rainfall in winter (100-150 mm/year) November–March. In the last years, recycled water from the big Tel ...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 31, 2020:

Thoughts and insights on some factors that can affect the effectiveness of heat stress mitigation in dairy farms

In a survey that we carried out recently in Israel, we found a great variation between farms, in terms of the number of hours along the day the cows are in "heat stress" condition (body temperature above normal...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The use of Intra-vaginal data loggers to improve the effectiveness of cooling treatment to dairy cows

The summer heat stress is one of the largest causes of economic losses to dairy farms in the world. In particularly hot regions, a drop of more than 1,500 liters par lactation from cow’s potential is repo...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The cows calving in early summer need to be in proper body condition, in addition to be intensively cooled

Efficient cooling systems based on water evaporation from cow's body surface have been developed in last four decades in dairy sectors of warm climate countries. The main effect of cooling is in reducing the dr...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The economic benefits of cooling dry cows

Summer losses in milk production are usually related to the negative impact of summer heat stress on the lactating cow. In the last 40 years, some studies realized in different parts of the world showed that al...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the April 24, 2020:

Not necessary high milk production needs to be related to lower fertility under heat stress conditions

Achieving high conception rate is one of the conditions for achieving efficient production of milk at farm level. For many years the Israeli dairy industry suffered, like other farms in warm countries, a signif...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the April 20, 2020:

The relationship between hours per day above THI threshold and cow's performance, under Israeli summer

Dairy sectors all over the world have been using the cattle heat load index (THI) as a mean of characterizing the climatic conditions to which cows are exposed. This is true when analyzing the results of experi...
Author/s :
Israel FlamenbaumYaniv Lavon
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Article published the December 30, 2019:

The use of the "summer to winter ratio" index, to assess the effect of summer heat stress on the performance of dairy cows in different regions of the USA

Summer heat stress causes significant economic losses to the U.S. livestock and especially the dairy industry. Different studies conducted in the United States indicate an annual loss of about $ 1.5 billion to ...
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Israel Flamenbaum
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