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Asian Longhorn Tick

The Asian Longhorn Tick and More…. There are four common tick types and each is a vector for other issues. …

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Livestock Needs Assessment

The survey should only take about 10 minutes of your time. Your answers are completely anonymous. Your completion of …

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March 2020 Newsletter

The March 2020 NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the recent winners of the …

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February 2020 Newsletter

The February 2020 N.C. 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the upcoming educational contests, eligibility card procedures, …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

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Guidelines for the Commercial Application of Poultry Litter

A summary of North Carolina rules and regulations governing the purchasing, handling, application and reporting …

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Fences for Horses

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

2 weeks ago
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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 …

3 weeks ago
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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 …