The dog days of summer are upon us. In fact, USDA meteorologists suggest parts of the upper Midwest and northeast could experience temperatures that land them in the categories of “high alert,” “danger zone” and “emergency.”
When temperatures reach this level it’s critical to take them serious. Don’t let your business wilt in the heat. Check out these stories that can help:
Calves in hutches need extra care when it's hot.
Heat stress during gestation has a lifelong impact.
Holding pens can exasperate problems.
For those whose livelihood depends upon working outdoors or in less than favorable conditions, the coming weeks look to be quite difficult with higher than normal temperatures and humidity predicted.