Sufficient drinking troughs


Short term

Sustainability components

  • GHG emissions
  • Air quality
  • Soil
  • Water
  • Biodiversity
  • Animal welfare
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Technical feasibility

Climate risk region


Weather event addressed

Very high temperatures / Heat wave
Spring and summer

Farming system

All animals

Description of the measure

Sufficient and easily accessable drinking troughs in the barn and on the pasture

Comments on sustainability

During heat periods, animals have a higher need for water. This has to be satisfied by easily accessible and sufficient drinking troughs. In this case, drinking bowls are advantageous. The investment will be rewarded by a more stable production and a good health of the animals.