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Kestrel 5400AG Cattle Heat Stress Tracker with LiNK + Vane Mount

SKU family: 0854AGLVCHVG

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. Rugged hand-held meter can also be mounted with included hardware for longer term monitoring of heat events.
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Kestrel 5400AG Cattle Heat Stress Tracker with LiNK + Vane Mount Overview

In-depth Overview:

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.

  • Heat Load Index (HLI), Temperature-Humidity Index (THI), Accumulated Heat Load Units (AHLU), Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT), heat index, Delta T, temperature, humidity and much more. 21 measurements in all!
  • Complete weather station capabilities with a comprehensive suite of weather measurements including wind speed, direction, pressure trend, temperature and humidity.
  • Durable, portable, and easy to use data logger with customizable category settings, graphing and measurement statistics.
  • Large, hi-res, hi-contrast, graphic display is perfectly readable in the brightest sunlight and is backlit for use in low-light conditions.
  • LiNK connectivity powered by Bluetooth LE® provides wireless communication to mobile devices and computers.
  • Rugged (drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards), dust and waterproof (sealed to IP67 standards).
  • Included Kestrel Vane Mount easily attaches to fencing.
  • Protective pouch, neck lanyard and Lithium AA battery included.
  • 5-year warranty.

Visit the Cattle Heat Stress Minisite for a more detailed look at this breakthrough tool.


Measurements:

  • Altitude
  • Accumulated Heat Load Units (AHLU)
  • Barometric Pressure
  • Crosswind
  • Delta T
  • Density Altitude
  • Dew Point Temperature
  • Globe Temperature
  • Headwind/Tailwind
  • Heat Load Index (HLI)
  • Heat Stress Index
  • Naturally Aspirated Wet Bulb Temperature        
  • Relative Humidity
  • Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)
  • Temperature
  • Temperature-Humidity Index (THI
  • Wet Bulb Temperature (Psychrometric)
  • Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT)
  • Wind Chill
  • Wind Direction (Cardinal Points, Degrees)
  • Wind Speed

Who’s Using?

  • Feedlots/Feedyards
  • Cow-Calf Operators
  • Backgrounding Operations
  • Dairy Producers
  • Processors
  • Veterinarians
  • Livestock Nutritionists
  • Transportation Providers
  • Researchers

Works with Compatible Apps: 

Kestrel LiNK for Windows and Mac

Simple communication to Windows and Mac computers is provided through the optional LiNK .USB Dongle or USB Data Transfer Cable. Download your data to view, analyze and archive.  Enables firmware update of Kestrel 5 series meters.

Kestrel LiNK for iOS & Android

Wirelessly connect with iOS and Android devices.  When in range, view real-time measurements, receive on-screen alerts and download your data.  Logged data can be viewed, analyzed, archived and shared via e-mail, Facebook and Twitter.  Enables firmware update of Kestrel 5 series meters. NOTE: Range up to 100’ line of sight – reduced by walls and obstructions.


Models & SKUs:

  • Kestrel 5400 Cattle Heat Stress Tracker: 0854AGLVCHVG

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Temperature yes yes yes yes
Relative Humidity yes yes yes yes
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
Wind Chill   yes yes yes
Wet Bulb Temp. (Psychrometric)   yes yes yes
Station Pressure (Absolute Pressure)   yes yes yes
Barometric Pressure   yes yes yes
Altitude   yes yes yes
Density Altitude   yes yes yes
Volume Air Flow   yes yes  
Wind Direction     yes yes
Crosswind / Headwind / Tailwind     yes yes
Delta T     yes yes
Globe Temp.       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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Link to Kestrel 5400 Livestock Heat Stress Tracker User Guide, available 04/30/2017

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