Wind chill for cattle

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dc.contributor.author Ames, D.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-11T22:29:52Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-11T22:29:52Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8034
dc.description.abstract Cattle hides were exposed to cold-wind combinations ranging from -10 ̊F to 35 ̊F and 0 to 35 mph. Heat flow through hides (including hair) was measured and plotted as a function of wind velocity. Prediction equations for heat flow at different cold-wind combinations were formulated and compared with the human wind-chill index used by the U.S. Weather Bureau. Results indicate that wind-chill effects for humans and cattle are similar at low wind velocities (less than 25 mph) but differ at wind velocities greater than 25 mph. over the range of wind velocities studied, a cubic relationship was found for cattle hides rather than the quadratic relationship of the human wind-chill index. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1973 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 568 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Wind chill en_US
dc.subject Wind velocity en_US
dc.title Wind chill for cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1973 en_US
dc.citation.epage 86 en_US
dc.citation.spage 84 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1973, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 2, 1973 en_US

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