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Managing Coyote Conflict

Owning livestock comes with many challenges, one being protecting livestock from predators. Coyotes are a common threat that livestock …

Pesticide Recertification Classes

Given the current restrictions limiting travel and public meetings, it is not likely that face-to-face meetings will be allowed …

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NC Farm School for Veterans

The NC Down East Farm School will provide classroom instruction and personal consultations for Veterans in this region seeking …

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Suck It Up Buttercup

In the spring, cute little yellow flowers start popping up in pastures and hay fields. For livestock producers, however, …

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Is There a COVID-19 Meat Shortage?

There is a lot of misleading information floating around about livestock systems and a “meat shortage”. There are a …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

4 days ago

Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Listeriosis in Your Herd

A Q&A on listeriosis in goats, including causes, symptoms, prevention and risk to humans.

4 days agoMeat Goat Notes