Conditions and Diseases http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5773/more en Swat down livestock face flies http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/swat-down-livestock-face-flies <div class="node-body article-body">Face flies are hard to control pasture pests.They can cause transmission of Moraxella bovis, or bovine pinkeye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis. A good control program should keep face fly numbers below 10 per head.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/swat-down-livestock-face-flies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/swat-down-livestock-face-flies#comments Livestock Cattle Congenital Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:12:00 +0000 106551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Lee Townsend/UK Extension Summer brings livestock heat stress threat http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/summer-brings-livestock-heat-stress-threat <div class="field-byline"> Aimee Nielson, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To keep cattle from becoming overheated as summer beats down, producers should not work cattle during periods of heat stress.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/summer-brings-livestock-heat-stress-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/summer-brings-livestock-heat-stress-threat#comments Livestock Beef Conditions and Diseases Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:53:00 +0000 106451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Horn fly control: dealing with insecticide resistance http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance <div class="field-byline"> Brian Beer, Clemson University area livestock agent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The South has a long fly season. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers and fighting insecticide resistance is an on-going issue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance#comments Livestock Conditions and Diseases Fly Control Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 104981 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE SOUTH has a long fly season. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers and fighting insecticide resistance is an on-going issue.</p> Missouri State University Biosecurity important to poultry operations worldwide http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/biosecurity-important-poultry-operations-worldwide <div class="field-byline"> From U.S. Poultry &amp; Egg Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The theory of biosecurity in agriculture is a set of preventative measures to reduce the risk of transmission, but in reality it has to be a culture dedicated to reducing disease.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/biosecurity-important-poultry-operations-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/biosecurity-important-poultry-operations-worldwide#comments Livestock Management Genetic Defects Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:17:00 +0000 103081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Milk quality study under way in the Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/milk-quality-study-under-way-southeast <div class="field-byline"> By Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast milk producers asked to participate in survey to help improve Southeast milk quality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/milk-quality-study-under-way-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/milk-quality-study-under-way-southeast#comments Livestock Conditions and Diseases Dairy Wed, 09 Oct 2013 20:03:00 +0000 98302 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> SOUTHEAST DAIRY producers will in October get mailed surveys from the Southeast Quality Milk Initiative, a group that wants to help dairy farmers improve Southeast milk quality.</p> Poultry vaccine inspections, deliveries to continue despite government shutdown http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/poultry-vaccine-inspections-deliveries-continue-despite-government-shutdown <div class="field-byline"> By Southeast Farm Press staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Animal health vaccine release is an essential activity with a far-ranging impact on food safety, human health and animal health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/poultry-vaccine-inspections-deliveries-continue-despite-government-shutdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/poultry-vaccine-inspections-deliveries-continue-despite-government-shutdown#comments Government Livestock Miscellaneous Conditions and Diseases Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:36:00 +0000 98282 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> THE FEDERAL INSPECTION of animal vaccines and deliveries will continue despite government shutdown, but that service was earlier deemed unessential by USDA.</p> Will reducing stress in chickens improve poultry production? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/will-reducing-stress-chickens-improve-poultry-production <div class="field-byline"> By Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Free-range life might seem like a better life to consumers, but for chickens, free-range life may be more stressful. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/will-reducing-stress-chickens-improve-poultry-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/will-reducing-stress-chickens-improve-poultry-production#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Conditions and Diseases Thu, 03 Oct 2013 17:45:00 +0000 97802 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> UGA poultry scientist Kristen Navarra, left, and high school researcher Maria Orlando, work to catch finches so they can be examined for signs of stress.</p> Wet summer intensifies pinkeye disease in Georgia cattle http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/wet-summer-intensifies-pinkeye-disease-georgia-cattle <div class="field-byline"> By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Untreated pinkeye in cattle can cause the eyeball to rupture or cause blindness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/wet-summer-intensifies-pinkeye-disease-georgia-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/wet-summer-intensifies-pinkeye-disease-georgia-cattle#comments Livestock Management Bacterial Conditions and Diseases Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:51:00 +0000 92382 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> WET SUMMERS bring disease issues to both crop and livestock producers. Excessively wet conditions caused pinkeye to spread quickly through Georgia cattle herds this summer.</p> Florida study shows papaya seeds purge goat parasites http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/florida-study-shows-papaya-seeds-purge-goat-parasites <div class="field-byline"> By Andrew Kays, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Papaya seeds found to be a potentially inexpensive alternative for ridding goats of their parasitic passengers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/florida-study-shows-papaya-seeds-purge-goat-parasites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/florida-study-shows-papaya-seeds-purge-goat-parasites#comments Livestock Internal Livestock Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:18:00 +0000 87322 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> PARASITES HAMPER goat farming throughout the world, including in the Southeast. A University of Florida study shows goats fed papaya seeds can eliminate close to 75 percent of the parasites in their systems the natural way.</p> University of Florida photo USDA announces final interstate livestock movement rule http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-announces-final-interstate-livestock-movement-rule <div class="field-byline"> By Jeff Helms, Alabama Farmers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a final rule aimed at improving the traceability of U.S. livestock moving between states.

</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-announces-final-interstate-livestock-movement-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/usda-announces-final-interstate-livestock-movement-rule#comments Government Livestock Management Bovine SpongiformEncephalopathy USDA Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:47:00 +0000 74451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Beef Board photo