Heat Stress and Forage Feeding Approaches – Part 2

Rick Grant William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute   Feeding Management during Heat Stress Feeding more of the ration at night during heat stress is a common recommendation, but recent research suggests it may be counterproductive. When a higher percentage of feed is offered at night during heat stress, cows tend to eat quickly – […]

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Heat Stress and Forage Feeding Approaches – Part 1

Rick Grant William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute Summer’s heat and humidity are fast approaching. As always, we need to be prepared with effective heat abatement systems. Unless a cow is properly cooled, adjusting dietary ingredients and feeding highly digestible forages will not result in the expected responses in rumen fermentation, feed intake, or milk […]

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