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Livestock Body Condition Scoring

With the summer coming to an end and fall and winter fast approaching, livestock producers usually take on winter …

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Hardware Disease in Cattle

Hardware disease, also known as traumatic reticuloperitonitis, is really not a disease at all. It is an injury to …

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Managing Fescue Toxicosis

Midsummer is the time that we typically think of fescue toxicosis, as our thoughts are towards making hay and …

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Taking Forage Samples

Do you know the nutrient composition of the hay you have baled or purchased? If not, you really have …

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Grazing Summer Annual Grasses

Many livestock producers use summer annuals to supplement or enhance summer grazing. Sudex or sorghum-sudan hybrids, sudangrass and Pearl …

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Monitoring for Asian Giant Hornet

May 4, 2020 – News Release NCDA&CS monitoring for Asian Giant Hornet; not detected yet in the state Asian Giant Hornet …

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Dealing With Pinkeye in Cattle

Pinkeye or infectious boveine keratoconjunctivitis was first diagnosed in 1889, and remains an economically important disease in cattle today. …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

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Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

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Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

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Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes

Listeriosis in Your Herd

A Q&A on listeriosis in goats, including causes, symptoms, prevention and risk to humans.

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes