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Drought Management and Recovery for Livestock Systems

Lessons learned in the 2011-2012 drought

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Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

Offers charts and diagrams that show the impact of heat and humidity. Provides indepth explanation of how heat stress impacts metabolism, feeding and milk production. 6 pages

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Flood-Related Diseases in Poultry and Livestock

Three-page fact-sheet. Advises taking special precautions against flood-related diseases in poultry and livestock. Give animals extra care, particularly if they have been stranded by floodwater and have been off regular feeding schedules. Adapted from the 1998 Extension Disaster manual.

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