Severe heatwaves show the need to adapt livestock management for climate

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.

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