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Abstract

Heat stress generates a significant economic impact for the dairy industry in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, so that heat abatement is an important issue for dairy producers. The objective of this study was to evaluate effects of two short-term cooling periods on physiological and...

Author(s)
Avendaño-Reyes, L.; Hernández-Rivera, J. A.; Álvarez-Valenzuela, F. D.; Macías-Cruz, U.; Díaz-Molina, R.; Correa-Calderón, A.; Robinson, P. H.; Fadel, J. G.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Biometeorology, 2012, 56, 6, pp 993-999
Abstract

Holstein cattle performance is negatively affected by heat stress conditions. The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of a spray and fan cooling system on lactating cows performance under hot environment temperatures at Mexicali Valley, Baja California. Sixty one cows (2 to 5 ...

Author(s)
Correa-Calderón, A.; Avendaño-Reyes, L.; Rubio-Villanueva, A.; Armstrong, D. V.; Smith, J. F.; DeNise, S. K.
Publisher
Colegio de Postgraduados, Montecillo, Mexico
Citation
Agrociencia (Montecillo), 2002, 36, 5, pp 531-539