Drought - Reducing heat stress resources

18 July 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

1 January 2001

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

1 January 2015

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

3 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.


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