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  1. Abate Animal Heat Stress in Hot Weather

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-151

    convective, radiative and evaporative heat transfer processes such as touching cool surfaces, exposure to high ... greater than 50 percent. Table 1 summarizes the body temperatures and comfort zones (surrounding ... Temperatures Comfort Zones Layers 105–109.4°F 55–70°F Pigs 101.6–103.6°F 50–70°F Cows 98–102.8°F 40–60°F Figure ...

  2. Ammonia Emission from Animal Feeding Operations and Its Impacts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-723.1

    50 ppm, increased levels of keratoconjunctivitis and tracheitis have been observed. These trachea and ... causes high ammonia levels inside animal production buildings, especially in winter months when the ... concentrations. People begin to detect odors at 5–50 ppm. Irritation to mucous surfaces occurs at 100–500 ppm ...

  3. Sustainable Aquaponics

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/aquaculture/research/sustainable-aquaponics

    most businesses producing tilapia. The low-value, high-energy cost, and competition from imports have ... high-value breeds and species (fish and plant) that use less energy to produce and are more tightly linked in ... produce and test fast-growing and stress/disease tolerant fish strains for developing novel aquaponic ...

  4. Grazyne Tresoldi, DVM, PhD

    https://ansci.osu.edu/our-people/grazyne-tresoldi-dvm-phd

    identify dairy cattle experiencing high heat load (before a drop in milk production and reproduction) and ... strategies to mitigate potential risks in the future, and identifying the barriers to implementing better ...

  5. Sheriden Schuerman joins the department as student office assistant on the Columbus campus

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/sheriden-schuerman-joins-department-student-office-assistant-columbus-campus

    position, the Saddle and Sirloin Club where she also holds the treasurer position, and the Crops and Soils ...

  6. Innovative tech shows promise to boost rubber production in US

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/innovative-tech-shows-promise-boost-rubber-production-us

    With disease and high demand posing threats to the world’s primary natural rubber supply in ... Beyond tires, rubber has applications in an estimated 50,000 products. The need is urgent for a domestic ... imports for natural rubber. In 2019, 10% of the natural rubber supply was lost to disease – and the risk ...

  7. 2024 Annual Research Forum Poster Competition

    https://ansci.osu.edu/events/2024-annual-research-forum-poster-competition

    and $150, respectively. Presentations will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, in Columbus. Winners ...

  8. Cork Spot and Bitter Pit of Apples

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-fru-01

    addition of agricultural ground limestone to the soil at planting, according to soil test recommendations. ... Limestone should be added at three to five year intervals after planting, based on soil tests. In addition ... most common on Granny Smith, Delicious, Grimes Golden and Northern Spy in Ohio. Low soil pH, light ...

  9. Guide to Creating Food Plots for White-Tailed Deer

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-61

    not over-browsed. If consistent high levels of browsing occur, additional plots or acres would need to ... instinctively feed heavily on food with high carbohydrate levels before rutting activities begin to purposely ... provide high levels of carbohydrates that provide energy. Palatability of the food source(s) should also ...

  10. The Gastrointestinal Tract of the Horse

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1022

    in fat digestion. Amazingly, horses can digest and absorb relatively high levels of fat in their ... (target 2 g/kg BW) Kg Lb Traditional sweet or pelleted feeds “high starch” 50–65 < 1.5–2 < 3.3–4.4 ... Once swallowed, the food passes through the pharynx—a short, funnel-shaped, muscular tube between the ...

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