Browsing Dairy Day, 2009 by Subject "Heat stress"

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Browsing Dairy Day, 2009 by Subject "Heat stress"

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  • Smith, John F.; Bradford, Barry J.; Harner, Joseph P. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    A trial was conducted to determine the impact of evaporative cooling pads on core body temperature (CBT), time spent lying, and number of lying bouts of Holstein cows housed in cross-ventilated freestall facilities. ...
  • Hollis, Larry C.; Brouk, Michael J. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    Objectives of this study were to investigate the possible effects of heat stress on calf growth and the development of active immunity. Eighteen heifer calves born between July 21 and August 24, 2008, were housed in ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; Smith, J.F. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    Performance of an evaporative cooling system was evaluated in the High Plains in a low-profile, cross-ventilated dairy facility housing 4,200 lactating cows. The temperature decrease across the 6-inch cellulose evaporative ...
  • Harner, Joseph P.; John, Smith (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009)
    Water meters were installed on the evaporative cooling system of a long, low-profile, cross-ventilated dairy in the upper Midwest. The evaporative pad along the west side measured 10 by 350 ft. The water usage per unit ...