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Nebraska BQA: Handling Cattle through High Heat Humidity Indexes

(June 2014) As cattlemen enter the summer months, they need to understand and deal with heat and humidity. We need to consider some guidelines to help us reduce additional stress on cattle during these events and incorporate some of the following practices into our management practices.

First, it is important to understand the relationship between temperature and humidity in respects to the Temperature Humidity Index (THI) or Heat Index. Learn more.

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