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Publications scientifiques

On this page, you will find a selection of media articles. These refer to our know-how, our products and our digital tools. These publications allow us to make technicians, breeders and the general public aware of the thermal comfort of livestock.

September 1, 2019

Cell protection and heat stress

The CCPA Group’s Ruminant Symposium took place on 27-28 June 2019 with the participation of over 120 professionals from 21 countries. Two themes dominated the first day: a new approach to cell protection with vitamin P and heat stress management.

June 1, 2019

Nutritional tools to reduce the effects of heat stress

When poultry mortality is no longer the problem that characterised the summer periods, as facilities and management have improved and mitigated this adverse effect, trying to increase feed intake, the main victim at that time, becomes the next objective. Feed intake is a key element in maintaining a high level of performance. When this crucial factor deteriorates, zootechnical and economic performance decreases.

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May 1, 2019

Heat stress: Which buffer substances should I choose?

In the countryside, it is customary to systematically add 150 to 250 grams of sodium bicarbonate to rations, especially during the summer months. Other solutions exist. But replacing sodium bicarbonate by another anti-acidosis solution requires adapting the ration in terms of BACA and macroelements.

April 4, 2019

A sensor for Thermo®Tool

The Thermotool application allows farmers of ruminants, pigs and poultry to assess the risk of heat stress in animals, depending on the ambient temperature and humidity.

April 2, 2019

A new sensor to assess heat stress

CCPA is upgrading its ThermoTool application, designed to assess the risk of heat stress in livestock, by connecting it with an ambient sensor to be placed in livestock buildings.

April 1, 2019

Feeding strategies under heat stress by species

CCAC Group provides a new sensor. CCPA is developing its ThermoTool application, designed to access heat stress risks in livestock, by linking it to an environmental sensor to be placed in livestock buildings.

June 1, 2017

Improving feed efficiency under stressful conditions

Because of the wide variety of stress conditions, it is very difficult to solve this problem with a single mode of action. Among the possible options, nutrition can play an important role.

May 1, 2016

Heat stress: minimising the consequences with feed management

Heat stress is a major concern in dairy herd management, negatively impacting farm welfare, performance and profitability. Furthermore, in view of global climate change – with an estimated average increase in global temperature of between 0.5 and 4.8°C by 2100 – heat stress episodes are expected to become more frequent on farms.

October 1, 2015

Livestock applications: managing heat stress

The service company CCPA offers ThermoTool, an application to manage heat stress in livestock (ruminant, pig, poultry) which can increase the risk of acidosis.