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Entries from August 2009

August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

PARASITE MANAGEMENT FOR SMALL RUMINANTS BEGINS…IN THE FALL? Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County The biggest enemy of pasture based sheep and goat production has got to be internal parasites and especially, Haemonchus contortus, or barber pole worm.  Its incredible reproductive capacity, an adult female can lay up to 5000 eggs/day, combined with the fact [...]

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