Animals & Livestock

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers a wide array of publications, programming resources and events that covers the spectrum of animals within agriculture production from beef cattle to poultry, meat and wool sheep and bison.

Related Departments: Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management

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Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

The Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, includes four diagnostic laboratories serving veterinarians, livestock producers and government agencies.

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

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Animals & Livestock

Publications

Publication

This booklet contains the goals and objectives for the lessons in the book, Veterinary Science: Preparatory Training for the Veterinary Assistant.

Publication

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.

Publication

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.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

RanchTV provides online educational content related to the Extension animal science program.

Program

The Texas Wildlife Services Program provides statewide leadership in the science, education and practice of wildlife management to protect the state’s agricultural, industrial and natural resources, as well as the public’s health, safety and property.

Program

Texas 4-H Youth Ambassador program is for high school 4-H members looking to develop and practice advanced skills in a variety of 4-H program areas.

Courses

Course

This course is the first of four sections of the full Veterinary Science: Independent Study Curriculum. It contains the first 6 chapters.

Course

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.

Course

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.

Southwest Dairy Day

This event will give producers and the community the opportunity to learn more about new technologies and advancements that are being made in the dairy industry.

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