Adaptation Actions

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446 - Use antibiotics to treat the Charolais Bullock eyelid sores problem due to sunlight overexposure
447 - Avoid sunlight vulnerable varieties of bullock like Charolais
448 - Encourage sunlight tolerant varieties of bullock like Brahman mixes
449 - Ensure that Charolais variety is placed in the shade during the hottest and sunniest parts of the day.
450 - Cross Charolais with Brahman to develop tolerance to high light intensity.
451 - Place bullock in shade trees for middle day times, while morning and afternoon time are best for feeding in open pastures
457 - White wash (paint) the tanks for sunlight reflection to keep water cool
458 - Build underground tanks that are not exposed to the sun
459 - Plant ivy and other vines around and on tanks to keep water cold
460 - Place tanks under shelters
461 - Ferro cement tanks best resist high temperatures
462 - Avoid poly tanks that may melt and become deformed in high temps
463 - Avoid fiberglass tanks that may experience inner lining peeling, and dust may have health implications