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The Benefits of Livestock Shade Structures

Do your cattle prefer the shade? Its a good question  for now, as we come into the hotter seasons. Below is a great picture displaying the importance of shade for your cattle. Polytex Tarpaulins has become the leading supplier of Livestock Shade Systems in the Australian market. Providing both new and replacement Shade Sails and systems to suit your individual need. 

The benefits the POLYTEX Livestock Shade Sails will bring you are:

  • Improve your productivity and increase profitability.
  • Alternate post heights for efficient shade durations & Water runoff.
  • Permanent/Durable Infrastructure
  • Optimum fabric tensioning
  • Flexibility of installation positioning
  • Variable shade sizing
  • Winter deployment options
  • Replacement efficiency (should a shade be damaged)

To Do List 

  • Identify the early warning signs of imminent excessive heat load (EHL).
  • Prevent losses from EHL by conducting a pre-season review to assess the preparedness for a EHL event.
  • Minimise the occurrence of EHL in cattle by implementing summer management strategies.

Download our Free Livestock Shelter Guide which outlines the importance of shade for your cattle.