The BOM have issued a heatwave warning but I have not received any Kite alerts! We discuss how this information is presented on Kite.
As you head into summer it is good to remind yourself of the types of weather events that can cause heat load problems. Read more.
With the peak storm period on us, it is good to reassess the issues with wet pens.
Humidity in the pens can be significantly higher than outside the pens, so your weather station may not indicate the true heat load exposure of your animals, nor will the forecast. Read more about what you can do to manage this risk.
Kite keeps you informed without having to log onto the platform every day. If you have a Premium or Standard subscription you will have access to these features.
When you send your animals to an abattoir that is not close to your feedlot you need to know what the heat load is doing where they are going. You don’t want to send them into a potentially risky situation. See how Kite can help you with that.
Our team has been receiving many questions about how the forecast works for the Lite and Standard subscriptions. We discuss the differences between them here.
Kite’s newest upgrade is the Climatological Average of the HLI. We discuss how it was calculated and how it can help you understand your heat risk.
An El Niño was officially announced by the Bureau of Meteorology. We have gone back over the records and identified when these conditions have previously occurred and have some insights for you.
Today we celebrate the amazing milestone reached by Kite Feedlot: 1,000 animals under our care!
If you have a weather station, it’s time to check that it is working properly, clean and sending us data. Check some of our recommendations. Read More
Transitioning to a new tool can be challenging when you are familiar with the old system. To make the transition easier, we have a comprehensive help page and video tutorials. Read More
The hot season is upon us. It’s time to get ready and set everything up before a heat event. If you are already using Kite, Great Choice! Here are some tips just for you. Read More