Many farmers have had to endure pain and loss after a gray wolf attack. The question is will the ag community get the opportunity to address it properly.
One of the world’s busiest airports is getting a manicure from some of the livestock industry’s best in grazing. The Chicago Department of Aviation recently welcomed the return of the grazing herd — comprised of a mix of 30 goats, sheep, and a donkey named Jackson — to manage natural vegetation at O’Hare International Airport. […]
An urban school farm in Salt City Lake City, Utah has been attacked again by a canine, this time killing two of their baby alpacas. Roots Charter High School Director Tyler Bastian believes one stray dog is to blame for the incident. The alpacas had been purchased to help protect the sheep on the farm, […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that Japan has finalized technical requirements that will allow U.S. sheep and goat exports into the country for the first time in more than 14 years. “This success is a direct result of USDA’s dedication to helping America’s farmers and ranchers keep and find new markets for […]
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association is seeking information after approximately 125 head of sheep were stolen from a Crockett County ranch in West Texas. A cash reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the recovery of the animals and arrest of the person or persons responsible for the […]
When anti-sheepskin and wool messages were swirling the internet, the famous UGG brand boots got caught in the crossfire.
Feeding corn to the pregnant ewes (female sheep) is very important for their health. It’s a process called “flushing.”
Providing shade for smaller herds just became more affordable. Shade Haven, designer and manufacturer of mobile shade structures for agricultural and commercial applications, has released a new smaller model for farms with smaller herds of cattle as well as goats, sheep, chickens, alpacas, and other livestock. “We are thrilled to offer a third portable shade […]
Animal health first responders now have an important tool in their hands to mitigate the potentially catastrophic economic and animal welfare impacts of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease outbreak on U.S. soil. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) has announced the licensing of a rapid-response (three-hour) Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) diagnostic kit […]
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