Heat stress affects all farm animal species, from poultry to pigs and dairy cows. At a webinar dedicated to heat stress, causes, effects and solutions will be discussed. The webinar will be broadcasted on Wednesday, March 24.
The webinar, which will start at 3pm Central European Time, will be aired live from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 3 expert speakers will address the theme from different angles.
Speakers on heat stress in pigs
Bruno Silva of the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil is professor in swine nutrition and environmental adaptation. He will kick off the webinar with a general introduction, explaining why animals suffer from heat stress and how it affects their physiology, metabolism and productivity. He will then focus on management alternatives to eliminate or attenuate heat stress impacts for pigs, poultry and dairy cows.