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Supplemental Energy for Beef Cattle

With colder temperatures, cattle and other livestock can experience cold stress. This cold stress causes them to burn energy …

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Winter Care for Your Horse

During the winter months, horse owners many times neglect to carefully observe their animals. Most horses are turned out …

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Introduction to Beekeeping 2020

The Burke County Beekeeper’s Association is presenting its annual Introduction to Beekeeping School on Saturday, February 15 and Saturday, …

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A Pasture Savings Account

Pastures are like a savings account, the more time and effort that you put in, the more return on …

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Understanding Lime Application

When lime and fertilizers are applied to soils, the onset of many chemical reactions takes place. Some occur instantly, …

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Burke County Youth Livestock Show

Saturday, September 21, 2019 Show begins at 9 a.m. Burke County Fairgrounds Printable Show Packet Printable Registration …

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 …

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes

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.

1 day agoMeat Goat Notes

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