This publication provides information on wild pigs and ticks and addresses concerns related to the potential role of wild pigs in transmitting tick-borne illnesses to livestock, wildlife, and humans. It explains the types, life cycles, and distribution of ticks commonly found on wild pigs in Texas and details the associated illnesses with each tick species of concern. It describes the economic impacts of tick-borne illness in livestock and addresses control strategies to reduce overall tick abundance. Also explained are symptoms of tick-borne illness, instructions for proper tick removal, and precautions that can be taken when handling wild pigs or recreating in outdoor areas where ticks may be present. (16 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 book will provide a sound platform for students to master the knowledge and skills needed to become a veterinary assistant and to pursue a rewarding career as part of a professional team dedicated to providing the best animal and public health care available in the United States.
This 4th edition of the Texas Wildlife and Recreation CDE Study Guide incorporates revisions approved by the Texas FFA Career Development Events committee in July 2021. Revisions were made in plant listings and descriptions, and content was reviewed by subject matter experts and WAY Committee members. (187 pp.)
This booklet contains the answers to the questions for the lessons in “Veterinary Science: Preparatory Training for the Veterinary Assistant”.
The Teacher Toolkit for the Poultry Evaluation is a bundle designed to provide a Poultry Evaluation CDE team with the curriculum resources they need to be successful.