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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Effect of lamps as heat source to ameliorate cold stress in livestock: A review

Author(s):
Bawar Khan Safi, Archana Sarangi, Spandan Shashwat Dash, Subhasish Sahu, Sourav Panigrahi and Man Singh
Abstract:
Microclimate is very important for domestic animals as comfortable conditions are of paramount importance for good health and better growth in all livestock species. Better thermal ambience reduces the unnecessary stress on the animals caused due to adverse climatic conditions. Improving the thermal comfort in extreme winter by providing heating lamps in the microclimate zone results not only in improved production but also facilitates weight gain, proper health and welfare in animals. Ideal lamps should be easily available, cost effective, more heat efficient and durable. It should help the animal’s microclimate by providing utmost thermal comfort by negotiating the adverse environment. This review article notifies the important research works done in this field for better understanding and selection of proper lamps for animal dwelling.
Pages: 705-710  |  734 Views  550 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Bawar Khan Safi, Archana Sarangi, Spandan Shashwat Dash, Subhasish Sahu, Sourav Panigrahi and Man Singh. Effect of lamps as heat source to ameliorate cold stress in livestock: A review. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 705-710.

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