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Lab Closed 8/17 - 8/27

The NCD&CS Agronomic Division’s Plant, Waste, Solutions and Media lab will be closed due mandatory Covid-19 quarantine protocols, in …

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Hoof Trimming Day

What: Cattle Hoof Trimming Day When: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 | 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Where: Alleghany County Fairgrounds|1375 US-21, Sparta, NC …

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Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL)

The U.S. Small Business Administration began accepting new Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance applications today at …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

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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 …

9/17/20Meat 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.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

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

9/17/20

Toxoplasmosis

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

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

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes