Contents tagged with heat stress

16 June 2022

Heat stress impacts on growth rates, farrowing rates, and litter sizes. Is your stockman prepared to avoid it?

15 June 2022

Here are some practical steps you can take to minimise heat stress in outdoor pigs

9 June 2023

Stress from overheating can have a serious effect on your indoor herds, leading to reduced fertility, poor growth rates and even death. Find out what you can do to minimize the risk.

23 June 2022

Find out how to identify heat stress and what you can do to minimise the risk.

25 May 2021

Helping calves cope in hot weather

13 August 2020

Use this information to understand how the weather can affect the breeding performance of pigs.

29 May 2020

We have gone from the wettest February to the driest April and May, and it doesn’t look as though there is rain coming anytime soon.

26 May 2020

With most of the country recently experiencing dry and warm conditions, it’s important to consider the affect heat can have on livestock. We’ve pulled together our top tips for cattle and sheep to prevent heat stress.

2 November 2018

What to look out for and how to handle your cattle during extreme weather events such as droughts and heat waves

23 October 2023

Views from across our Farm Excellence network on the 2018 heat wave and resulting drought

22 May 2018

A guide to ventilation for dairy cows buildings covering outlet and inlet ventilation and roof designs.