Medicine Hat News – Caring for livestock in Extreme Heat a Delicate Balance
Samantha Johnson – When cattle, goats, sheep, swine, chickens, or other types of livestock are overheated, it can cause many negative effects. The animal can stop eating, eat much less, drink less and not want to move around much.
In this article, AFAC extension coordinator Dr. Melissa Moggy talks about the signs of heat stress and the affect hot weather can have on your livestock. She also offers suggestions for what you can do to help your animals and poultry through those hot days.