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New Shade System at Texas Tech Beef Center Keeps Cattle Comfortable and Healthy

The Eagle

October 16, 2017

The Eagle - An innovative, new animal welfare product recently installed at the Texas Tech University Beef Center is providing researchers a unique opportunity to evaluate the impact that shade can have on animal health and wellness.

The shade system was developed and sold by NetPro, an Australian company that focuses on animal welfare products and solutions for livestock producers. After learning about the NetPro system, faculty and staff in the department of animal and food sciences recognized its potential benefits and was excited to install one for the cattle at the Beef Center.

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