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Tipsheet: Organic Approach to Animal Health



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By Linda Coffey
NCAT Agriculture Specialist

Published: July 2015

Updated: n/a

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Introduction

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic regulations require that producers choose livestock species and types suited to the site-specific conditions of the farm and those with natural resistance to prevalent diseases and parasites.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Genetics
Good, Balanced Nutrition
A Low-stress Environment
Exercise
Minimal Exposure to Disease and Parasites
Vaccinations and Other Preventive Measures
Conclusion

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