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Heat stress indices (HIS) combine the effects of both temperature and relative humidity, and are classified into alert, danger, and emergency zones. Because different animal species and humans have different sensitivities to temperature and relative humidity, the heat stress charts are thus unique of that particular species.

Series Title

Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment

Publication Date:

3-1998

Publisher:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

City:

Ames, IA

Keywords:

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Disciplines:

Agricultural Education | Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering

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Livestock Industry Facilities and Environment: Heat Stress Indices for Livestock

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