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Kestrel DROP D2AG Livestock Heat Stress Monitor

SKU family: 0720AGHVG
Livestock heat stress can cause serious health issues in your valuable livestock as well as reduced dairy and herd productivity. Stay informed of heat conditions in the barn or during transport with the Kestrel D2 Livestock Heat Stress Monitor. Multiple built-in environmental measurements mean your DROP D2 can also be used for many other agricultural applications including hay and feed storage areas and greenhouses.

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Kestrel DROP D2AG Livestock Heat Stress Monitor Overview

Kestrel DROP D2 Livestock Heat Stress Monitor Overview

The Kestrel Drop D2 Livestock Heat Stress Monitor is a very affordable rugged heat stress monitor that can be used in the barn, during transport, or anywhere livestock are housed. Simply hang in place wherever insight into conditions is needed, and access current conditions and historical readings with your iOS or Android device. Designed by Kestrel with input from some of the world's most respected experts in livestock heat stress, the Kestrel DROP D2 Livestock Heat Stress Monitor is designed to help you MEASURE and MANAGE your animals’ heat stress, ensuring you MAXIMIZE your bottom line.

  • Direct readout of Temperature Humidity Index (THI) – a dairy cattle specific measurement that provides guidance for when heat stress will start to reduce milk production.  
  • Also measures heat stress index, temperature, humidity and dew point for application to many types of livestock and agricultural applications.
  • The EASIEST and most accurate way to monitor and track environmental measurements critical to agriculture in almost any farm, home or transport location – wet or dry, indoors or out.
  • Easily hangs inside a barn, transport vehicle or wherever livestock are housed.
  • Horse shippers - monitor trailer temperatures and heat index from inside your truck! Know when to find shade or take a break to water your horses.
  • View data wirelessly with Kestrel LiNK app, powered by Bluetooth® low energy, on mobile devices and computers when within 100’ of device. See, save and share data from multiple DROPs with just one phone or tablet.
  • Store thousands of data points and get months of logging on a single coin-cell battery - customize logging rate, connections and alerts
  • Android 4.3 and higher. Works with most Android devices with Bluetooth® low energy, including Samsung Galaxy, Nexus 4, Motorola, Android and other recent generation phones and tablets.
  •  iOS 6 installed iPhone 4s, iPad 3rd generation or later.
  • Rugged (drop tested to MIL-STD-810G standards), dust and waterproof (sealed to IP67 standards).
  • 5-year warranty.

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


 Drop D2 Livestock Heat Stress Monitor with Mobile App


Use a DROP Anywhere livestock are housed- Small, Accurate, Rugged and Waterproof

Each DROP measures just 1 x 1.8 x 2.4 inches (24 x 46 mm x 60 mm) and weighs just 1.2 ounces (34 grams).  DROP loggers meet military and international standards for water, dust and shock resistance (IP-67 and MIL-STD-810G) and are conveniently equipped with a sturdy d-ring for hanging wherever needed.

DROPs Are Powered by the Kestrel LiNK App

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Kestrel LiNK is the free app that powers the DROP loggers. With Kestrel LiNK on your smart phone or tablet, you can view real-time readings from any DROP logger within wireless range (up to 100’ or more line of sight) via Bluetooth® low energy.  Each phone or tablet can connect to up to 8 DROP loggers at the same time and store data logs from many more. Min/Max/Average readings are clearly displayed and the data log is viewable as a scrolling graph with detailed data for each logged point. The Kestrel LiNK app also allows adjustment of the logging interval and other settings as well as real-time threshold alerts. Readings can be updated as frequently as every 2 seconds and logging time and date are automatically updated whenever connected to your smart device.  You can also send and share real-time and logged environmental data via email, Facebook or Twitter

Requirements:

  • iOS 6 installed iPhone 4s, iPad 3rd Generation, iPod Touch 5th Generation and above.
  • Android 4.3 and higher. Works with most Android devices with Bluetooth® low energy, including Samsung Galaxy, Nexus 4, Motorola Droid and other recent generation phones and tablets. 

Measures:

  • THI (Temperature-Humidity Index)
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Heat Index
  • Dew Point Temperature 

Includes:

Who is Using?

  • Poultry Producers
  • Swine Producers
  • Sheep Producers
  • Goat Producers
  • Beef Operations
  • Dairy Producers
  • Processors
  • Veterinarians
  • Livestock Nutritionists
  • Transportation Providers
  • Researchers

Features

  • Bluetooth Smart (Wireless Technology)
  • Data Logger
  • Drop-Tested, MIL-STD-810G
  • IP67 Waterproof
  • Lightweight & Durable 

Model & SKUs:

  • Kestrel DROP D2 - Part #0720AGHVG

American-Made Quality and a Five-Year Warranty

Every Kestrel environmental instrument is designed and built entirely in the USA. Kestrel’s history and focus on quality and ruggedness is reflected in the DROP’s industry-leading five-year warranty. Kestrel has been building rugged environmental instruments that help people do their jobs more safely and efficiently for more than fifteen years and has built a reputation for reliability one meter at a time.


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MeasurementsDROP D2AG $995000AG $2695500AG $3195400AG $699
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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WARNING

  • This product contains a coin cell battery. Never put batteries in mouth. Swallowing may lead to serious injury or death.
  • Keep new and used batteries away from children. If the battery compartment does not close securely, stop using the product and keep it away from children.
  • If a coin cell battery is ingested or placed in any part of the body, immediately seek medical attention and have the doctor phone the National Capital Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.

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