Heatstroke Street Calculator: Know your farm’s level of heat stress and its negative impacts on your cattle. Know your farm’s level of heat stress by entering the temperature and humidity. Know the milk production loss, and other impacts on your dairy and beef cows for the heat stress. Get advice on reducing the heat stress level.
Heatstroke Street Calculator: Do’s and Don’ts to Avoid Heat Stroke
Heat stress has considerable effects on cattle welfare and production. In hot and humid climate conditions, dairy cows produce less milk with lower milk quality characteristics, especially those related to cheese-making. Fill in the following form to determine whether a worker’s heat stress is above recommended limits. Please read OSHA’s Heat Hazard Recognition page for more information about WBGT, workload, acclimatization status, and clothing.
In beef cattle, heat stress impairs the reproductive performance of nursing cows, decreases the growth rate, and worsens meat quality in growing/finishing animals. To minimize the impact during the heat wave and to prevent serious ailment or death because of heat stroke, you can take the following measures.
Heatstroke: ઉનાળાની કાળઝાળ ગરમીમાં લુ થી બચવા માટે શું કરવું અને શું ન કરવું. માહિતી ગુજરાતી માં વાંચવા અહીં ક્લિક કરો.
The cattle Heat Stress Calculator takes temperature and humidity as input and calculates heat stress levels on your farm using the Temperature Humidity Index (THI). It will show you the current level of heat stress, and its negative impacts on your dairy and beef cows, and advise you on how to reduce the heat stress level immediately to save your cattle.