Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Keeping cows cool leads to more milk, better calves

Dairy Herd Management discussed the importance of keeping dairy cattle cool in a recent newsletter article here. Comfortable cows produce more milk and raise stronger, more productive calves. The article discusses ways to help provide cooler enclosures for cattle to reduce the effects of  heat stress and how cooler cows are happier cows.

Source: USDA ARS