While championship potential is determined by genetics, whether or not you will attain the championship can depend on nutrition and feeding. A bird will only grow as well as you feed it. This publication will teach you the four important principles in developing an appropriate nutrition program for show broilers and turkeys. The four principles covered in this publication include:Principle 1: To grow, birds must eat and drinkPrinciple 2: To grow well, birds must eat the right thingsPrinciple 3: To win, birds must eat and grow in a balanced wayPrinciple 4: To unbalance a balanced ration with supplements is destructiveThis publication also includes tables of nutrient requirements of chickens and turkeys as percentages, milligrams or unites per kilogram of feed for different ages. (6 pages)
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This course aims to help beef cattle producers protect Texas waterways from contamination that is linked with the production of livestock. These contaminations may also pose a health risk to Texas citizens.
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.
Gain exclusive full access to the recordings from all three days of the 2021 short course! The Texas A&M Equine Reproductive Management Short Course is designed for owners and breeding managers who want to learn the most efficient methods for ensuring the success of their breeding programs.
This course is designed for youth and collegiate horse judging team members, their coaches, and anyone interested in learning more about horse judging. Learning objectives include understanding the rules for each class, applying the judging guidelines to each class, and learning to articulate placings during oral reasons.
Freeze branding of horses has many advantages. It is safe, economical, simple to do, and relatively painless. It can be done on horses of any age and does not damage the horse's hide. This publication gives complete, step-by-step instructions for freeze branding as well as information on branding systems and sites. (4 Pages)