Contents tagged with heat stress

3 August 2018

Heat stress must be avoided in order to prevent unnecessary suffering and reduced productivity in indoor herds

3 August 2018

Pigs kept outdoors are particularly vulnerable to radiant heat gain and it is important that they have access to shade in sunny weather. There are a number of ways in which producers can minimise heat stress

15 August 2018

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

8 August 2018

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

8 August 2018

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.