Small (Ruminant) Talk: Considerations for Fall
In this episode from NCAT’s Southeast Regional Office in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Regional Director Margo Hale and Livestock Specialist Linda Coffey talk about Linda’s recent trip to attend an international meeting about internal parasite management, and some of the lessons she learned there.
They then discuss what’s happening on their farms in the fall: breeding season, and considerations about selecting and caring for the males; assessing male temperament and safety; and assessing the condition of the females. They also briefly discuss fall pasture management and stockpiling for winter.
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Livestock (Animal Health and Nutrition topic area)
Dr. Faffa Malan – FAMACHA. South African Landbou video on the history of FAMACHA
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