Prudent use of pharmaceutical agents in food-producing animals is essential for animal health and welfare, and food safety. This article describes current drug-use regulations so livestock producers can work with their veterinarian to make smart choices.
Pseudopregnancy is a common pathological condition characterized by accumulation of fluid in the uterus.
Fact sheet about caseous lymphadentitis in goats and sheep.
The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) is a new rule by FDA that went into effect January 1, 2017.
Because of their relatively small size compared to cattle and horses, mass evacuation of goats and sheep is possible if plans are made weeks in advance of a potential disaster.
This article provides the latest information about internal parasites in sheep and goats and updated treatment and control recommendations.
Cattle, goats, horses, pigs and sheep surviving hurricanes or other disasters are vulnerable to several diseases, including infectious diseases and toxicities. (PDF Format Only)
Azaleas are a common ornamental plant in Louisiana. But they can be deadly to livestock, especially goats. This fact sheet explains what can happen when goats consume azaleas.
Images of major poisonous plants are presented to assist livestock owners with plant recognition. Toxic effects are also mentioned.