Quebec Farmers' Advocate Volume 2019Number 5May 15, 2019

Thermal stress - a hot topic!

Thermal stress - a hot topic!

Over the past few years, we have begun to feel the effects of climate change. Experts say that we can expect to see more extreme temperatures and weather events, which will inevitably have an impact on the condition of our dairy cows. The consequences of thermal stress on the well-being and performance of animals in modern dairy operations can be quite significant, but fortunately, there are solutions that are worth considering today.