Heat stress: Cooling cows at night - Milkline (audio)

From here on into September, managing heat stress in the dairy herd will be a top priority. And that is a round-the-clock obligation, according to K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk. Cow cooling overnight is every bit as important as daytime cooling, and this week Mike talks about accomplishing that.



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Summer will be coming on soon, and dairy producers should be reviewing the state of their herd cooling system. Inadequate cooling can lead to health problems and a falloff in milk output. Those trends are readily seen in Dairy Herd Improvement Association records, and K-State dairy specialist Mike Brouk says that it illustrated the value of a good cow cooling set-up.

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