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Three Dairy Farmers Share Tips on Heat Stress Management

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Heat stress in dairy cattle is one of the leading causes of decreased milk production and reduced fertility in the U.S. during the summer months.

While heat stress is unavoidable, minimizing the effects of heat stress is possible through smart feed choices and cow cooling.
 Three dairy farmers share tips on heat stress management
Stop summer milk slump in its tracks
Lawrence Whiteleather of Whiteleather Holsteins in Minerva, Ohio, noticed milk production dropped significantly in summer.