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Dairy Farmers Find Ways to Help Cows “Chill” During Summer Heat

Since it is hot over a wide swath of the United States, livestock producers everywhere are having to come up with ways to keep their cattle cool. Here is a story from Growing Georgia about how dairy farmers in Pennsylvania are coping with the heat and using fans and sprinklers to keep their cattle more comfortable. They also keep their cattle inside out of the direct sun more often to reduce heat stress and give them plenty of water. After all, happy cows give more milk. You can read more at https://georgia.growingamerica.com/news/2020/07/dairy-farmers-find-ways-help-cows-chill-during-summer-heat.

Source: USDA ARS