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
Join us on September 25th, 2018 for a Pond Management Workshop! See flyer below for more information. Purchase tickets: http://bit.ly/PondWorkshop
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
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Horn flies are one of the most economically damaging external parasites in beef cattle operations in Florida. The summer of 2018 in Levy County is shaping up to be a very active year for horn flies on cattle…. Read More
Looking to improve your pasture? cattle? horses? hay? Make sure you are attending the Livestock & Forage Field Day next Thursday! Topics include Pesticide Calibration, Weed Control in Pastures, Mineral Supplementation for Cattle, Importance of Vaccinations for Beef… Read More
Sustainable Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner! The beef industry works every day to be more & more sustainable. Here are some ways they do it: Visit here for an interactive website on Beef Sustainability: https://www.beefresearch.org/sustainability/
Introduction Feeding hay to livestock, including small ruminants and horses, is a common management practice in northeast Florida. Hay production is a large part of the agriculture economy and winters are cold enough to stop the growth of… Read More