Domestic livestock, particularly sheep and goats, are susceptible to predation from various wild and domesticated animals. With the proper instinct and training, livestock guardian dogs can minimize this predation. This publication explains how guardian dogs protect flocks and herds. It also outlines breed selection, training, care, the economics of guardian dogs, and the relevant impacts they can have on ranch enterprises. (8 pages)
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This course is for beginners that want to learn more about raising sheep and goats. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialists use videos to guide you through the first steps to get your production going.
This publication explains how diseases are transmitted and how dairy producers can establish prevention programs with proper biosecurity practices.
This manual aids in teaching beginners and experienced individuals how to properly evaluate live birds, ready-to-cook poultry, shell eggs, and processed poultry. It also includes information related to poultry production, management, and science and cooperating with others in solving poultry industry problems.
This handbook is designed for teaching both beginners and experienced individuals to properly evaluate dairy cattle based on live animal comparisons as well as pedigree information.