Farmers Urged to Protect Cattle from Rising Temperatures
WESLACO – Rio Grande Valley ranchers are taking precautions to protect cattle from the heat.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist Brad Cowan tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS heat stress can be fatal for livestock.
He says signs of a cow overheating include panting and breathing with its mouth open.
Cowan added cattle need plenty of shade and cool water.
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