Dairy cows feed under mist at a central San Joaquin Valley farm in 2006. Wayne Fox, division manager of environmental health at Fresno County Department of Public Health, said extreme heat coupled with hot temperatures at night can be deadly to livestock.
Dairy cows feed under mist at a central San Joaquin Valley farm in 2006. Wayne Fox, division manager of environmental health at Fresno County Department of Public Health, said extreme heat coupled with hot temperatures at night can be deadly to livestock. Fresno Bee file
Dairy cows feed under mist at a central San Joaquin Valley farm in 2006. Wayne Fox, division manager of environmental health at Fresno County Department of Public Health, said extreme heat coupled with hot temperatures at night can be deadly to livestock. Fresno Bee file

June heat wave contributes to spike in cow deaths – and now carcasses are piling up

June 30, 2017 06:57 PM

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