DBA, Edge Dairy Stream podcast: Heat stress poses cow comfort challenge in summer

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Farmers have always made cow comfort a top priority. This is especially true when the temperature and humidity rise during the summer. It’s an issue of animal care and also one of production. Heat stress costs the U.S. beef and dairy industries an estimated $1.2 billion every year.

Tim Thompson, senior dairy specialist at Provimi, talked about implementing proper air movement, hydration and feed ration into a heat stress program on the latest episode of the Dairy Stream podcast.

Provimi sponsored this episode.

Listen here.