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Protecting livestock from heat starts with water

The hot weather can pose a challenge when it comes to keeping livestock safe and comfortable.

Saskatchewan Cattlemen’s Association CEO Grant McLellan said making sure livestock have a good supply of clean water is the key.

“When it comes to cattle, the simplest thing is, hopefully, we get cooler weather but it’s water, water, water. It’s the most important thing,” McLellan said.

At the end of the day, this is a weather-dependent industry. McLellan said sometimes that means things don’t work in your favour, so producers try to be as creative as possible.

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