Wrinkle: How Dakota Gold Can Provide Benefits Against Heat Stress

Beef, Dairy, Swine, Poultry

Research Summary

Almost all animals face some sort of heat stress throughout the year. The extent of the heat stress depends on several factors such as temperature, humidity, and duration of the heat. Fortunately, including Dakota Gold in diet formulations during periods of heat stress can help minimize livestock production losses and improve producer profitability. Although modifying the diet won't eliminate all of the negative effects of heat stress, it will help. Incorporating this strategy along with other heat abatement practices will help ensure optimal performance throughout the summer months.

Wrinkle: How Dakota Gold Can Provide Benefits Against Heat Stress

As summer quickly approaches, livestock producers and nutritionists will soon start to face challenges with keeping their animals cool and limiting heat stress. Fortunately, Dakota Gold can help minimize some of the negative effects that heat has on livestock performance.