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.
Feeding our horses is typically the largest expense in horse ownership, but feeding them according to their nutrient demands could offer some cost savings. Selecting a good quality hay for our horses often becomes a battle of which… Read More
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
With deadlines approaching for the 2019 Suwannee Valley Youth Livestock Show and Sale (SVYLSS), it is a good time to start planning for the year. Below is the important information to keep in mind: Important Dates November 1,… Read More
What is the buzz around Florida’s Cottage Food law? Are you a Florida beekeeper and interested in selling your honey under cottage food law, but uncertain of the rules and regulations? Beekeepers are permitted to sell raw honey… Read More
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UF/IFAS Extension office in Highlands County hosted a Basics of: Backyard Chickens Workshop last week and it went splendidly!! While a smaller crowd attended, there is always room to grow- especially with this program. Topics I covered… Read More
Hurricane season is always a stressful time of year for horse owners. Here are some helpful tips to keep your equine safe and help you prepare. Before the storm Core vaccines: (Tetanus, Eastern/Western Equine Encephalomyelitits, West Nile Virus,… Read More
Recent reports of salmonella sickness by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has caused in increased focus on animal-human interaction. According to these reports, over 100 people in multiple states have been ill with salmonella. The CDC states… Read More