How feed ingredients can be used to mitigate heat stress

How feed ingredients can be used to mitigate heat stress

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Sustainable food systems require feed ingredients that mitigate heat stress, researchers say

Ambient summertime temperatures already reach 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) in agricultural centers in the Mexicali Valley, where Miguel Cervantes Ramirez researches animal feed and husbandry at the Autonomous University of Baja California. “In addition, with climate change, we have seen a general increase in ambient temperatures overall in Mexico,” Cervantes said. “Temperature increments are not as high as those we experience every summer in Mexicali, but those are significant.”

Read the full article at: Feed Strategy | July 2020