Copper toxicity can occur following ingestion of excess copper in feed or minerals over time. Stress can induce the acute form of this disease, which can be deadly.
Anthrax in livestock and horses is described. Topics discussed include: A brief history of the disease, persistance of spores in soil, clinical signs, what to do if anthrax suspected, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control.
Cattle, goats, horses, pigs and sheep surviving hurricanes or other disasters are vulnerable to several diseases, including infectious diseases and toxicities. (PDF Format Only)
The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) is a new rule by FDA that goes into effect January 1, 2017.
This article provides a listing of farms which have been certified as "agritourism operations" in accordance with R.S. 9:2795.4
Although there’s not an imminent danger, some scientists say a widespread disease or bioterrorism attack could wipe out significant portions of the U.S. farm animal population. That's where the National Animal Germplasm Program comes in.
This manual has been developed as a guide for the meat goat industry in evaluating live meat goats, measuring important carcass traits and standardizing cutting procedures for goat carcasses.
Pseudopregnancy is a condition of goats that is characterized by accumulation of fluid in the uterus. This fact sheet describes the common signs of this condition and what to do once it's diagnosed.