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Animal Agriculture

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Red Maple Poisoning in Horses

Fall is a wonderful time to enjoy being outdoors, but with fall comes the seasonal hazard of toxic poisoning …

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It's Fair Time in Drexel

There’s no feel of fall in the air yet, and the heat of summer is still upon us but …

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Forage Sampling

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

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Heat and Humidity

Livestock producers can help their animals endure the stress from heat and humidity in a variety of ways. To …

Dealing With Pinkeye in Cattle

Pinkeye or infectious bovine kerato-conjunctivitis was first diagnosed in 1889, and remains an economically important disease in cattle today. …

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Controlling Flies on Cattle

With recent warmer weather, fly populations have increased. Horn flies and face flies are the primary pests of cattle …

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Forages for Horses

Good management of horse pastures can easily provide almost all dietary requirements for the average pleasure horse. Good management …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

NC State Local Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication provides production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina State University and Amazing Grazing …

Overview of NC State Finished Beef Production Guidelines

This publication is an introduction to the three production protocol guidelines developed by North Carolina …

Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

4/18/18SoilFacts

Brooding Turkeys

This publication describes the importance of brooder house management for good flock longevity. Preparing the …

Commercial Ostrich Production

This publication discusses commercial ostrich production. Topics covered include getting started with an ostrich business, …

4/3/18

Keeping Garden Chickens in North Carolina

A guide for urban residents who want to raise backyard chickens. Includes information about breed …

4/3/18