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Episode 172. Small (Ruminant) Talk: Internal Parasites

In this episode, Margo Hale, NCAT’s Southeast Regional Office director and a livestock specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA sustainable-agriculture program, joins livestock specialist Linda Coffey to discuss the important problem of internal parasites.

The conversation covers why internal parasites are such a force to be reckoned with, as well as ways producers can work with nature to manage their pastures and animals to minimize issues with parasites.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Animal Health and Nutrition

Managed Grazing Tutorial

Publications

Adaptive Grazing: You Can Do It

Tools for Managing Internal Parasites in Sheep and Goats: Pasture Management

Tipsheet: Organic Approach to Animal Health

Grazing to Control Parasites

Tips for Managing Internal Parasites

Videos

Integrated Pest Management: Train the Trainer

FAMACHA in a Nutshell

Managing Internal Parasites in Sheep and Goats

Other Resources:

American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control

ACSRPC Best Management Practices

Introduction to Goat Nutrition

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