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Guidance on Using Surplus Milk

In this article, you’ll find information about ways you can use surplus milk on your farm and additional guidance …

Applying Animal Waste to Cover Crops

Due to the number of questions regarding manure application to cover crops within Certified Animal Waste Management Plans, the …

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Mass Mortality Composting

NCDA&CS is moving forward with mortality management, regardless of FEMA’s assistance. The Department has been diligently working to sign …

Agricultural Emergencies Hotline

The N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services has activated its hotline to connect farmers with resources that can …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Fences for Horses

This publication provides an overview of the factors that should be considered before you install …

6 days ago
Photo of sludge being pumped from the lagoon into a tanker

Sludge Sampling in Anaerobic Treatment Swine Lagoons

Anaerobic swine lagoon sludge sampling allows operators to determine the nutrient concentration in the sludge …

1 week ago

How Animal Food Facilities Can Prepare for Regulatory Inspections

Though they can be a source of worry, the fact of the matter is that …

2 weeks ago
Figure 1. African blue louse, Linognathus africanus.

Lice: What They Are and How to Control Them

Information on the different types of lice, diagnosis and treatment is presented in this factsheet. …

Coccidiosis, the Most Common Cause of Diarrhea in Young Goats

This factsheet offers some information on the signs, symptoms, and treatment of coccidiosis, the most …

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Vaccinating Goats Against Enterotoxemia and Tetanus: Is it Necessary?

It is generally advised that all goats be vaccinated against overeating disease (enterotoxemia) and tetanus. …

Herd Animal Death Problems

Animal necropsies attempt to determine the cause of death and whether it affects a concern …

Forage Needs and Grazing Management for Meat Goats in the Humid Southeast

This factsheet offers information on forage needs for meat goats, as well as typical grazing …