Cows need fresh and dry air to cool down efficiently
This is a series of 7 articles about CowSignals ® to improve health, production and welfare of your cows. Content of the 7 articles: feed, water, light, air, rest, space and health. These articles follow the CowSignals Diamond.
Subject of this article: Air
Whitepaper – COWSIGNALS DIAMOND: AIR
[FREE] Cows need fresh and dry air to cool down efficiently. Dry air is also wanted to dry the floor and the beds. Humidity is causing wet beds and floors and this results in mastitis, high cell count and lameness by digital dermatitis and heel horn erosion. So let the fresh air come into your cowhouse!
- Fresh air seeking behaviour
- Relevant cow signals
- What fans are the best
- No more walls
- Water cooling