Cattle Heat Load Toolbox

The Cattle Heat Load Toolbox helps Australian lot feeders and abattoir operators proactively manage summer heat. Registration for NFAS-accredited feedlots and abattoirs is free and takes only a couple of minutes. — Click here to Register —


2016/17 Summer Season 

Welcome to the 2016-2017 Cattle Heat Load Toolbox operational forecast season. This season we will be issuing “Heat Load Outlooks” for the week ahead every Monday and Thursday morning. We have also updated our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section with sections about how to manage your subscription, weather station and using the HLI Threshold Calculator to set up your alerts. As always we are available for comments and suggestions throughout the season and are happy to help.

The main observational factors of the Cattle Heat Load Toolbox

During the heat of summer there are a number of tasks that need to be undertaken on a daily basis to protect your herd from heat load.

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