Nutritional Management and Feeding Strategies for Lactating Dairy Cows Under Heat Stress
Umesh Sontakke and K.S. Bisitha (Dairy Cattle Nutrition Division, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana
IntroductionThe seasonal effects of heat stress have tremendous impact on dairying in India. Adjustments in nutrition and feeding management can alleviate some of the negative effect on health and performance, but compared with environmental modification, manipulation of the cow’s diet specifically for heat stress, has little effect on productivity. Normal physiological processes require tha...