Animal Health News
Dietary Supplements: A Necessity or Folly?
August 28, 2015Dr. Robert Van Saun, Professor of Veterinary Science, will be presenting a webinar to look more closely at forages and determine if they can meet essential nutrient requirements of sheep at different productive stages. The webinar will be held on September 22, 2015, at 8PM EDT. Click the available link for more information and to register.
Eastern poultry producers brace for avian flu this fall as waterfowl migrate
July 21, 2015Right now, in the vast prairie pothole region of southern Canada and the United States' upper Midwest, waterfowl are mingling, raising their young and instinctively preparing to migrate, some leaving as early as August. All spring and summer these wild birds have shared aquatic habitats, food supplies, brood-rearing responsibilities and likely something ominous—avian flu.
Have You Reviewed Your Sheep Records Lately?
July 1, 2015In order to have a good handle on some of your production practices, you need to review your records on a regular basis. This includes not only financial records for filing taxes, but your production records for evaluating the sheep flock.
Poultry Welfare Training Workshop
When: September 14-15, 2015Where: University Park, PA
Poultry Sales & Service Conference - and - Northeastern Conference on Avian Diseases
When: September 16-17, 2015Where: State College, PA
Animal Welfare Training Workshop
When: September 16-17, 2015Where: University Park, PA
Livestock Grazing Home Study Course 2015
When: October 14 - November 18, 2015Where: N/A
Conference for Cattlemen
When: October 17, 2015Where: State College, PA