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Damon Pollard

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock, Field Crops and Forestry Burke County Centerdamon_pollard@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 130 Ammons Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
Mailing Address: 130 Ammons Dr
Suite 2
Morganton, NC 28655

Recent Posts by Damon Pollard

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Fly Control for Horses

When most horse owners think of controlling flies, they think of sprays. But, there are other options that deserve …

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Fly Control Using Ear Tags

Insecticide-impregnated ear tags or “Fly Tags” are a convenient way to control pasture flies (especially horn fly). Tags are …

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Developing Replacement Heifers

Developing replacement heifers that are sound, durable, and efficient additions to the cow herd is important to the viability …

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Storm Preparation Information

Please find some information below regarding pre and post-storm actions to take when dealing with livestock, poultry, and bees. Livestock …

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Reducing Weaning Stress

Weaning is a very a stressful time for calves. Reducing weaning stress in calves can increase their daily gain. …

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Laminitis in Horses

Laminitis is a very painful and serious disease that can cause lameness in horses. The laminae is the support …

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