THI - Temperature Humidity Index & Cows

Temperature Humidity Index Taken from studies from the Australia Dairy Association. Temperature Humidity Index (THI) is a measure that accounts for the combined effects of environmental temperature and relative humidity on cattle / livestock to assess the risk of heat stress and prevent major effects.   When THI exceeds 72, cows are likely to begin experiencing heat stress and their incalf rates will be affected. When THI exceeds 78, cows milk production is seriously affected. When THI rises above 82, very significant losses in milk production are likely, cows show signs of severe stress and may ultimately die. A number of...

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Monitor environment of dog traveling in cargo

Worried about the conditions of traveling in cargo? If you've ever wondered the environmental conditions your dog is experiencing while traveling below you... Here's a great method.  With the Kestrel Drop, it syncs up to your phone / table so you can view how the whole trip went for your pup.  It will graph out the temperature and pressure that they experienced. Below is Timmy showing off how to demo the product.   

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Viewing PIG/FDFM on your 5500 & 5400 Fire Meters

When viewing your Kestrel 5400FW or 5500FW, you will see one screen called Probability of Ignition (PIG) and directly under (on the same screen) the Fine Dead Fuel Moisture (FDFM) reading. Please see the image below. Wondering what you'll see when viewing the device on the Kestrel LiNK app? Here are a few sample images below.

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