Heat Stress Technical Articles

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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...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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227 5
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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188 0
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 ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
Statistics:
410 7
Article published the December 17, 2019:

The implementation of an intensive cooling system in a large scale dairy farm in South Russia

Cooling means to reduce heat stress from cows was 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 :
Israel Flamenbaum
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367 4
Article published the October 30, 2019:

Heat stress and cooling effects on dairy farm economics. Part 1 - economic losses caused by heat stress.

Heat stress is considered one of the most influential factors in the profitability of dairy farms, especially in the hot regions of the world. In the conferences and publications that I have published over the ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
Statistics:
373 0
Article published the October 30, 2019:

Heat stress and cooling effects on dairy farm economics. Part 2 - the economic benefits of cooling the cows in the summer.

Heat stress is considered an influential factor in the profitability of dairy farms, especially in the hot regions of the world. In the first part of my article, previous to this, I described how heat stress im...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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352 1
Article published the June 18, 2019:

Dry cows need cooling too in summer

Summer losses in milk production are usually related to the negative impact of summer heat stress on the lactating cow. Actually, this is true, due to the large negative effect of heat stress on feed consumptio...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
Statistics:
465 3
Article published the May 29, 2019:

Break Stress before its strikes - Stresroak

Heat stress is a major welfare problem in poultry industry leading to huge economic losses every year, because of heavy mortality and decreased performance. High temperatures, especially when coupled with hig...
Author/s :
Dr. Amit Kumar PandeyPraful Kumar
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196 0
Article published the May 22, 2019:

The effect of heat stress on broiler performance and strategies to reduce this effect

  Heat stress in broilers can be defined as the result of metabolic, hormonal, and immune system changes suffered by the birds when they are unable to dissipate sufficient body heat to the environment d...
Author/s :
Antonio Garcia EstefanJose Arce Menocal
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917 9
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
Statistics:
484 18
 
 
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