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on May 4, 2017

Be on the lookout for heat stress in herds, flocks

Livestock, poultry producers should be prepared with a heat stress management plan

As warmer weather approaches in the Northern Hemisphere, livestock and poultry producers need to be on the lookout for heat stress in their animals and find ways to combat it.

Heat stress results from the combination of elevated air temperature and humidity, which compromises an animal’s ability to dissipate body…

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