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Disaster Preparedness for Goat and Sheep Producers
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides information needed for small-ruminant owners to prepare for all types of disasters.
holstein cows grazing on pasture
Disaster Preparedness For Dairy Producers
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides dairy producers with information needed to get ready for all types of disasters.
head shot of sorrel horse with bridle
Disaster Preparedness For Horse Producers
Due to the vulnerability of Louisiana to hurricanes and their potential to cause widespread damage due to high winds and flooding, hurricane preparedness is essential. This fact sheet provides horse producers with information needed to prepare for all types of disasters.
Facts About Antibiotic Use in Food Producing Animals
Facts About Antibiotic Use in Food Producing Animals
Fact sheet about the safety of antibiotic use in food animals.
Use of Pharmaceuticals in Food-producing Animals
Use of Pharmaceuticals in Food-producing Animals
This fact sheet discusses the prudent and legal use of pharmaceutical products in food-producing animals.
girl brushing show pig
Keeping Show Animals Healthy
This article discusses common diseases in show animals and how to prevent them.
girl brushing show pig
Keeping Show Animals Healthy
This article discusses common diseases in show animals and how to prevent them.
girl brushing show pig
Keeping Show Animals Healthy
This article discusses common diseases in show animals and how to prevent them.
Avian Influenza
Avian Influenza
What is avian influenza (bird flu)? What are the hosts for avian influenza? How is avian influenza transmitted from bird to bird? What are the signs of avian influenza in birds? Find these answers and more in this one-page fact sheet. (PDF Format Only)
Daily Care and Management
By providing good care, horsemen can minimize the costs of health care and maximize their enjoyment of their horses.
Vitamins For Horses
Vitamin supplementation in horses is generally not needed since common feeds normally contain adequate amounts. Vitamin deficiencies occur primarily when horses are sick or stressed, or if feed is improperly processed and stored over long periods of time. In these cases, vitamin supplementation may be necessary.
Baling alfalfa hay
Toxicants in Feeds, Hay and Forages
Conscientious owners should be aware that there can be potentially toxic substances in feeds.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Senna occidentalis
Poisonous Plants for Louisiana Livestock in the Fall
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.
Hurricane Aftermath Can Present Potential Livestock Disease Problems
Cattle, goats, horses, pigs and sheep surviving Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita are vulnerable to several diseases, including infectious diseases and toxicities, according to a veterinarian with the LSU AgCenter.
black calves eating feed from trough
Cow Nutrition Affects Calf Health And Herd Productivity For Years
Winter feeding costs are a major expense in cow-calf herds. So, selecting a winter feeding program that is cost-efficient is imperative. However, making sure nutrient requirements are met during this time is critical to future profitability. An investment now can pay dividends for years to come.
two horses grazing
10 Tips For Controlling Parasites in Horses
This article discusses the common parasites of horses and ways to control them.
Aflatoxins in Feeds
Is there an absolutely safe level? The answer is probably no. For beef cows, including pregnant cows, a maximum of 100 ppb in the total diet appears to be a practical answer.
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