Beat the Heat

With record high temps expected for the Summer here are a few tips for helping your animals avoid heat stress... Remember that the animal's core body temp stays elevated until very late at night...if you need to handle an animal or treat a sick animal, do it at day break! Adequate drinking water is a MUST! You may need to add cool water several times a day. Heat can increase a single cow's daily water requirement by 15-30 gallons of water! The water tank supply should supply adequate water for 2-3 days using an electric pump or 3-7 days using a solar pump. If animal's run out of water for an extended period of time CALL YOUR VET for info on rehydrating the animals to avoid a lethal conditi


6723 Poindexter Road,
Louisa, Virginia 23093

Mailing address: P.O. Box 492

(540)-967-7271   Fax


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