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Herd Health and Management

Herd Health and Management
Castration
Castration slide show
Jan 29, 2007, 12:19pm

Herd Health and Management
Researchers Discover that Sheep Need Retroviruses for Reproduction
A team of scientists from Texas A&M University and The University of Glasgow Veterinary School in Scotland has discovered that naturally occurring endogenous retroviruses are required for pregnancy in sheep.
Sep 12, 2006, 6:04pm

Herd Health and Management
Basic Immunology,
We often are faced with many options to help control disease. Adequate nutrition, sanitation, isolation and treatment of sick animals are often means that help control or minimize disease, and should be considered critical to health care management. Some diseases are reduced further by vaccination. In the next few paragraphs we will take a look at the components in the little plastic bottle and how they work to prevent disease.
Sep 29, 2003, 8:58am

Herd Health and Management
Vaccination Principles
Vaccination principles for sheep.
Sep 29, 2003, 8:45am

Herd Health and Management
Get the Most Out of Your Fans
Use these ideas to help you get the most out of your fans and to provide effective cooling in your barns.
Aug 2, 2003, 3:16pm

Herd Health and Management
Genome Sequencing Completed for Major Dairy Cattle Microbe
U.S. Department of Agriculture and University of Minnesota scientists have sequenced the genome of the bacterium that causes Johne's disease.
Nov 21, 2002, 11:04am

Herd Health and Management
Easy, Inexpensive Test Detects Tuberculosis in Livestock/ Wildlife
The breakthrough--a new blood-based assay for detecting the disease in animals--is important because it is applicable for most if not all species of mammals and requires only a single blood sample. That means animals are handled just once.
Nov 21, 2002, 11:01am

Herd Health and Management
Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) in Sheep and Goats
While many features of infection caused by M. paratuberculosis are similar across ruminant species, the clinical presentation, and the availability, performance, and interpretation of diagnostic tests differs between cattle and other ruminants such as sheep, goats, and farmed deer.
Nov 5, 2002, 11:28am

Herd Health and Management
Ovine and caprine abortive processes
Abortions: It is difficult to firmly establish the cause of abortive processes. In general, it is estimated that only 30-40% of all abortions referred to the laboratory are successfully diagnosed.
Nov 5, 2002, 10:05am

Herd Health and Management
Market Goat Health Record
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Oct 29, 2002, 8:04am

Herd Health and Management
Feeding , Managing and Housing Dairy Goats
Sound feeding practices and good housing facilities result in optimum growth and high milk production and contribute to the good health and comfort of dairy goats.
Oct 28, 2002, 11:16am

Herd Health and Management
Herd Health Programs
Herd health management programs attempt to organize all information applicable to goat herd health into a simple, usable, and easily remembered format
Oct 28, 2002, 9:46am

Herd Health and Management
Herd Health Management
Herd Health management and preventive medicine programs are designed to minimize potential adverse effects of predictable constraints and to protect against unexpected ones.
Oct 28, 2002, 9:43am

Herd Health and Management
DIAGNOSIS AND PATHOLOGY OF SOME DISEASES OF RUMINANTS
Overview of many diseases of ruminants.
Oct 27, 2002, 11:34pm


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HIV virus news - protein identified
Maedi-visna (MV) and caprine-arthritis-encephalitis (CAE) virus
July 2002 Update On Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis (CAE) Virus
Caseous Lymphadenitis
CLA in sheep and goats
Collecting tissue and other samples
Drawing Blood - pictoral guide
Sampling and samples shipment
Color Descriptions
Color Description Summary
Commercial Dairying
Link Between Increased Milk Production and Double Ovulation in Dairy Cattle
Good Behavior, Good PR
Bulk Tank Bacteria Concerns
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Culling Dairy Goats
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Young Ruminant Diarrhea
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FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Links
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Keratoconjunctivitis - pinkeye
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Meat Goats in Land and Forage Management
Forage for goats
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17 Mistakes To Avoid With Electric Fencing
ELECTRIC FENCE DESIGN
TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEMS WITH ELECTRIC FENCES
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Fly Control with FlyStrings
Flys affecting livestock
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Genetic Disorders-Discussion
Beta-Mannosidosis
G-6-S: A Genetic Defect and its Management
Getting Your Goat
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Some veterinary/medical terms
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Finding Grants
Guard Animals
Livestock Guard Dogs, Llamas and Donkeys
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Herd Health and Management
Castration
Researchers Discover that Sheep Need Retroviruses for Reproduction
Basic Immunology,
Housing
Housing, Bedding and Mastitis
Feeding Arrangement
Kid Care
Disbudding kids
Floppy Kid Care
Floppy Kid Syndrome
Lameness
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Listeriosis
Discussion of Listeriosis
Mammary Glands
Environmental Mastitis -- Source and Causes
Teat Ends -- Critical Control Point
Clinical Mastitis
Meat Operations & Processing
Ritual Slaughter
Livestock Handling
Milk and Meat Products
Goat milk found as nutritious as mother's milk
UW Scientist Will Examine Spider Silk Use for Sutures
Sheep and goat farming at the service of medicine
Muscular System
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Mycoplasmas
Agalactia in sheep and goats
SAMPLING FOR ISOLATING PULMONARY MYCOPLASMAS
Nervous System
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Parasites
Dewormer Chart
Decoquinate to control cryptosporidiosis infestation in ruminants
Neonate diarrheic processes and cryptosporidiosis
Poisonous Plants
Toxic plant information
Polio - polioencephalomalacia
Signs/Symptoms of thiamin deficiency in ruminants
Pregnancy Care & Concerns
Gestational Toxemia in Sheep
Pregnancy Toxemia and ketosis
Reproductive System
Laboratory diagnosis of ovine and caprine abortive processes
Respiratory System
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Scrapie
TSE in Sheep and Goats
Scrapie Overview
Skin Conditions
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Tattoo
How to tattoo goat kids
How to tattoo goat kids
Tattoo Letter Designations
Travel-Shipping Regulations
State Health Requirements
Urinary
Urolithiasis in Small Ruminants
Urinary Calculi in Wether Lambs/Kids
Waste Management
Composting Livestock Mortalities
MANAGING SHEEP AND GOAT MANURE
NPK Values in manures
Weights Measures Conversions
Weight charts for Pygmy Bucks and Does
Metric Calculator
Apothecary System
Youth-4-H
4-H Dairy Goat Project
4-H Dairy Goat Project Book
Market Goat Health Record
Organizations-Effectively participating
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