Heat stress: reducing impact without large investments

Heat stress used to be considered a disease of the tropics. However, it has become far more prevalent and for longer periods within the UK dairy population. Many herds – in particular those housed over the summer – will have experienced some level of heat stress and associated losses in the past few years, and … Read more

Indoor life for outdoor animals – reducing stress for small furries

Indoor keeping of rabbits and guinea pigs is extremely common and, in the case of guinea pigs, it is rare to see animals genuinely kept outside. This is marked change from the situation just a couple of decades ago, when most animals were still kept outside. So, have these prey species been adapted sufficiently to … Read more