Learning about Temperature and Humidity Stress Index for laying hens and pigs at 8am is too much for my brain.
Coffee was definitely needed this morning!
Did you know?
If a chickens core temperature rises above 42oC they pant more, producing large amounts of CO2 which increases excretion of calcium causing a deficit of electrolytes and in turn, soft shelled eggs!
Just goes to show the importance of ventilation in poultry housing, especially in summer...