Updated Rules for the USDA Animal Identification Plan Advancing Animal Disease Traceability using Electronic Identification Devices RFID Ear tags will be required as the only official animal id device in beef, dairy, and bison as of January 1st,… Read More
Horseback Riders are out on the trail year round. It is important to take proactive steps in order to have a fun and safe trail riding experience. Check out the edition of the Horse Herald below to learn… Read More
Back from the dead, the term “Pink Slime” has made headlines again after a decision made by USDA to allow Lean, Finely Textured Beef (LFTB) to be labeled as ground beef. Here’s the who, what, where, when, and… Read More
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Equine Vital Signs- What is Normal? Knowing what is normal for your horse can help you circumnavigate a health disaster, from founder to colic. But what is normal for an adult horse? The January 2019 edition of the… Read More
November Edition of the Horse Herald focuses on behavioral issues we see in horses. Have issues with your horses exhibiting these behaviors? Contact your local extension for ways to combat stereotypic behaviors.
Equine Laminitis Laminitis is caused by disruption of the blood flow to the laminae tissue, a connective tissue that holds the pedal (coffin) bone to the hoof wall. After enough of the laminae tissue has died, the coffin… Read More
Horse Vaccinations There are many vaccinations available for horse owners to better protect their animals from diseases. In the fact-sheet below, a general description and guideline is given for common vaccines, but owners should always consult their veterinarians… Read More
Deworming Horses Nearly everyone has heard of the growing issue of chemical-resistant internal parasites and how they can potentially impact an animal. In this fact-sheet, the importance of creating a deworming schedule based on fecal egg counts is… Read More
Equine Colic Equine colic describes abdominal pain in horses that, in some cases, can lead to death if not treated. Many things can cause a horse to colic, and knowing the symptoms and causes can help horse owners… Read More