Heat stress in dairy cows can reduce both cow comfort and milk production. Sprinkler and fan cooling offers promise as means of reducing heat stress in cows. This article describes a sprinkler and fan cooling system installed at a feed bunk and evaluates system performance in a temperature, humid climate. The results indicate the system increased cow comfort and milk production during the test period.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Applied Engineering in Agriculture|
|State||Published - Mar 1992|
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