Grazing Techniques Can Combat Parasites

By Philip Gruber, Lancaster Farming

Simple adjustments in how sheep and goats are fed can reduce problems with parasitic worms.

“Through the years, I have watched numerous small ruminant producers get in and out of the business based solely on the fact that they couldn’t keep their animals alive because of parasites,” said Heather Glennon, an associate professor of animal science at the University of Mount Olive in North Carolina.

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