Dairy farmers work to help cows stay cool

July 19, 2017

Sweltering temperatures have slowed the flow of milk from California dairy cows, but analysts say it remains uncertain whether lower production from the nation's No. 1 dairy state will significantly buoy milk prices being weighed down by large inventories and other factors.


Milk production typically falls during summer months, as cows respond to the heat. Record-setting heat in June had fans and misters at dairies turning on early and working overtime to cool cows.


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