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Goat Science Book

Goat Science

Open access peer-reviewed volume Edited by Sándor Kukovics Széchenyi István University of Sciences Goat science covers quite a wide …

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The FAMACHA History

The FAMACHA charts are named after Faffa Malan from South Africa. Check the following YouTube informative …

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Alfalfa-Bermudagrass Hayfield Conference

WHERE: Harnett County Commons Area, 309 W. Harnett Cornelius Blvd. Lillington, NC 27546 WHEN: August 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. DETAILS: This conference will …

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Small Ruminant Workshop

On Saturday, May 19, a Small Ruminant Workshop will take place at the Western NC Regional Livestock Center, 474 …

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Famacha Training & Certification

Due to overwhelming requests, Sara Beth Routh, Livestock Agent – Small Ruminants, Equines & Forages from Randolph County, will …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

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Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

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How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

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Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

Coccidiosis, the Most Common Cause of Diarrhea in Young Goats

This factsheet offers some information on the signs, symptoms, and treatment of coccidiosis, the most …

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Vaccinating Goats Against Enterotoxemia and Tetanus: Is it Necessary?

It is generally advised that all goats be vaccinated against overeating disease (enterotoxemia) and tetanus. …

Herd Animal Death Problems

Animal necropsies attempt to determine the cause of death and whether it affects a concern …

Forage Needs and Grazing Management for Meat Goats in the Humid Southeast

This factsheet offers information on forage needs for meat goats, as well as typical grazing …