Don't let cattle heat stress reduce your herd performance and cost you money. Implement an effective management plan based on objective and accurate THI, HLI, and AHLU measurements at the pen level with Kestrel. This rugged, hand-held meter can also be mounted with included hardware for longer-term monitoring of heat events.
Kestrel 5400AG Cattle Heat Stress Tracker with LiNK + Vane Mount Overview
|Accumulated Heat Load Units (AHLU)|
|Dew Point Temperature|
|Heat Load Index (HLI)|
|Heat Stress Index|
|Naturally Aspirated Wet Bulb Temperature|
|Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)|
|Temperature Humidity Index (THI)|
|Thermal Work Limit (TWL)|
|Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT)|
|Wet Bulb Temperature (Psychrometric)|
|Wind Speed/Air Speed|
|Tips For Taking Accurate Measurements|
The Kestrel 5400 Cattle Heat Stress Tracker offers micro-climate measurement and monitoring at the pen or yard location. Contains a built-in Globe Temperature sensor and complete cattle-specific calculations. Measure THI and HLI and track AHLU based on easy-to-input herd and pen parameters. Perform spot checks or mount in place with the included vane mount accessory to track AHLU for months. LiNK capability allows remote access to current and logged data from your iOS or Android mobile device. Mount a mobile data equipped tablet nearby to send mobile alerts even when you’re not on-site. Designed by Kestrel with input from some of the world’s most respected experts in cattle heat stress, the Kestrel 5400 Cattle Heat Stress Tracker is designed to help you MEASURE and MANAGE your herd’s heat stress, ensuring you MAXIMIZE your bottom line.
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|Measurements||DROP D2AG $99||5000AG $269||5500AG $319||5400AG $699|
|Heat Stress Index||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Temperature-Humidity Index (THI)||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Dew Point Temp.||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Wind Speed/Air Speed||yes||yes||yes|
|Wet Bulb Temp. (Psychrometric)||yes||yes||yes|
|Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)||yes||yes||yes|
|Volume Air Flow||yes||yes|
|Crosswind / Headwind / Tailwind||yes||yes|
|Naturally Aspirated Wet Bulb Temp.||yes|
|Wet Bulb Globe Temp. (WBGT)||yes|
|Heat Load Index (HLI)||yes|
|Accumulated Heat Load Units (AHLU)||yes|
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* Applies to LiNK models only