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Farmers Urged to Protect Cattle from Rising Temperatures

2 years 7 months 4 days ago Wednesday, July 25 2018 Jul 25, 2018 July 25, 2018 3:21 PM July 25, 2018 in News

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.  

Watch the video above for more information. 

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