Cows crowd together and seek shade when the temperature soars.

Dairy cows in all regions are affected by heat stress during summer. The comfort zone of a cow is 4-20°C, about 10-15° lower than the comfort zone of a human.

 
 
 
Ray Lawrence.

No one is more passionate about breeding better dairy cows than Ray Lawrence, Taranaki.

A few minutes can make all the difference to saving or losing a paddock to pugging on a West Coast dairy farm. 

Timely advice from respected experts will feature in regular seminars during the two-day Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek Events Pavilion on November 27 and 28.

 

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