Farmers Urged to Protect Cattle from Rising Temperatures

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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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