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September 2020 Newsletter

The September 2020 NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the recipients of the 2020 Billy Murray Scholarships …

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2020 Communications Contest Results

The 2020 NC 4-H Horse Program Communications Contests were held in conjunction with the 2020 Virtual 4-H Congress. Contestants …

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2020 NC 4-H State Horse Show Canceled

Per NC State University, all youth face-to-face programs, events, and activities hosted by the university scheduled for summer 2020 …

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March 2020 Newsletter

The March 2020 NC 4-H Horse Program Newsletter is now available. This issue highlights the recent winners of the …

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2020 Horse Judging Contest Update

Due to current university restrictions regarding public gatherings, the NC 4-H Horse Program 4-H Horse Judging Contest will be …

Recent Publications related to Animal Agriculture

Forages for North Carolina: General Guidelines and Concepts

This publication is an overview of forage species and their use in livestock production systems …

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Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

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Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

9/17/20Meat Goat Notes