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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.
Animal Industry News Update Newsletters 2000-2014
The Animal Industry News Update is a quarterly newsletter from the animal science, veterinary science and livestock economics extension specialists of the LSU AgCenter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide current, research-based animal industry information to county agents, 4-H agents and animal producers.
All Trace Mineral Supplements Are Not Created Equal
When it comes to deciding which mineral supplements to use in livestock feeding, two criteria need to be considered: Biological efficacy and economic efficiency.
Margin Protection Program Decision Tool
Margin Protection Program-Dairy
The Margin Protection Program was established under the 2014 Farm Bill. Based on national milk and feed prices, dairy producers are able to insure a specific milk-feed margin and percentage of production history. This decision tool calculates estimated premium costs to insure a certain margin and level of production history. Historical margin information is also included.
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.
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.
PDF version of the Goat Project Book.
Goat Project Book
4-H club goat project book containing learning activities for raising goats, project activities and project record sheets.
sheep grazing in pasture
Parasite Control in Sheep and Goats
This article provides the latest information about internal parasites in sheep and goats and updated treatment and control recommendations.
plant disease guide
Plant Disease Management Guide
This guide for 2014 contains suggestions for management of the most important or more prevalent diseases of Louisiana plants. It includes information on fungicides, bactericides and nematicides, as well as safety precautions for using them.
Download the poultry project book for 4th-6th graders
4-H Poultry Project
Introduction to the 4-H Poultry Project. Downloadable project book available.
weed guide
Louisiana's Suggested Chemical Weed Control Guide
This 2015 guide includes helpful information on herbicides and weed control with detailed suggestions for aquatics, commercial nursery stock, field crops, forestry, fruit crops, home gardens, lawns and many other Louisiana crops. It includes information on different types of herbicide registrations, as well as information on herbicide labels and restricted uses. Also included are sprayer calibration techniques, suggestions for reducing herbicide drift and a guide to proper spray tip selection.
Animal Industry News Update - December 2014
animal sciences extension newsletter
Poultry
Useful Links for Poultry Nutrition
Other universities and extension services throughout the United States have produced quality materials on poultry nutrition. This list of links showcases some of that work.
Facts About Antibiotic Use in Beef Cattle
Facts About Antibiotic Use in Beef Cattle
This fact sheet list talking points about antibiotic use in beef cattle.
Infertility in Cattle
Infertility in Cattle
This fact sheet discusses both infectious and non-infectious causes of infertility in cattle.
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