25 Jul '12, 11pm

Over 1,000 Dairy Calves Left To Die In Midwest Heat Wave | Care2 Causes

Over 1,000 Dairy Calves Left To Die In Midwest Heat Wave | Care2 Causes

More than 1,000 dairy calves throughout the Midwest have died during the past two-three weeks as a result of heat stress , reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel . According to Raechelle Cline , a spokeswoman with the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, half of the more than two dozen herds of dairy cows struck by the heat stress deaths are in Wisconsin, though the exact number of deaths in the state has not been determined. A news release from the agency, issued on July 20, stated: “We suspect that these calves have succumbed to the heat because young calves fewer than 10 days old tend to drink very little water,” says Donald Sockett, DVM, an epidemiologist/microbiologist with the WDVL (Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory). Many of the dead calves were also housed in calf hutches that were not properly configured for summer ventilati...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/1000-dairy-calves-left-to-die...

Tweets

U.S. Heat Wave Prompts Bug Infestation Warnings

U.S. Heat Wave Prompts Bug Infestation Warnings

ecorazzi.com 25 Jul '12, 3pm

National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is warning that the heat and lack of rain is creating ideal conditions for a n...

2hb sold - A:Dr Michael Leong T:Your First 1,00...

secondhandbooks.com.sg 07 Aug '12, 10am

Top 200 - bookstores & shoppers Search Trends - author & title

Baby Elephants Captured, Tortured into Submissi...

care2.com 26 Jul '12, 5am

I watch every TV show that is on about elephants and primates, and most of them are about how these animals are treated in...

Taking the Heat cool roof improve Solar systems...

edcmag.com 01 Aug '12, 11am

Improving the environment in your home – improving the environment overall with Icynene spray foam insulation. ICYNENE spr...