Severe heatwaves show the need to adapt livestock management for climate

During the recent heatwave in New South Wales, which saw record-breaking temperatures for two days in a row, 40 dairy cows died in Shoalhaven, a city just south of Sydney. ...Cattle are vulnerable to changes in rainfall patterns (variability and extremes), temperature (average and extremes), humidity, and evaporation.

Read more of this article co-authored by College students Elisabeth Vogel and Christin Meyer and College supervisor Richard Eckard in The Conversation here.