Animal Exposure Awareness

By P.A. O’Neil and M. A. Latour
The purpose of this awareness publication is to make students aware of the risks associated with handling, feeding, cleaning, exposure to unfixed tissues, or exposure to animal wastes or bodily fluids
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New Slaughterhouses to Open in Marine

By The Sheep Site
US – Two poultry processing plants and a slaughterhouse dedicated to red meat – are slated to open in Maine in the next few months.
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A Brief Illustrated History of the Navy Goat

By US Naval Institute Staff
Pacing the sidelines at the weekend’s Army-Navy game will be the U.S. Naval Academy’s famous goat mascot, Bill XXXIII. At first blush, a goat seems to be an unusual mascot for the Navy as opposed to something fiercer and maritime — like a shark or barracuda — but goats have a long history with sailors that led to their revered position at USNA.
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How Can You Tell If Your Goat Is Happy? Now We Know!

By Kerstin Joensson
Farmers raise millions of goats, but little has been known about whether their ruminants are happy. Now we know better.
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Big year for sheep, cattle

By Brad Thompson
WA sheep and cattle producers can look forward to even stronger markets in 2015 as demand grows and supply dries up, according to Meat and Livestock Australia.
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Fecal Egg Counts: What Do They Tell Us?

By William Shulaw, DVM
The most common method of determining FECs for sheep and goats is the McMaster technique. Although there are several variations of how this is done, the basic method uses a weighed fecal sample, a known dilution in the flotation solution, and a specialized counting slide to count the eggs.
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2015 Webinar Series

herdinggoats

By Susan Schoenian
Pasture management for small ruminant producers
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