Livestock Nutrition

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Nutritional Testing

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory offers 18 nutritional tests to detect minerals and metals in different animal specimens or water samples.

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Livestock Nutrition

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

Beef 706 is a two-day hands-on training program for leaders in various segments of the beef industry who are focused on quality assessment.

All Resources on Livestock Nutrition

  • Become a nature watcher! Learn to tell the difference between different types of fish and animals by learning about animal species.

    4 men harvesting catfish
  • Project

    The swine project allows youth to explore the various aspects of the swine industry such as livestock selection, nutrition, and animal husbandry.

    two 4-h members feeding a pig in a pen
  • Project

    The sheep project teaches youth to care for live animals while learning about animal health and nutrition, breeding, selection, and marketing.

    two sheep in a pen
  • Service

    Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory offers 18 nutritional tests to detect minerals and metals in different animal specimens or water samples.

    hands cupping grain
  • Service

    The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, offers multiple methods of detecting and identifying parasites.

    vet examining a lab sample
  • Service

    The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, offers four options to identify a plant and determine its toxicity.

    Woman holding measuring stick in flower field
  • Lab

    The Texas A&M AgriLife Fecal Egg Counting Lab, FEC, conducts roundworm egg counts for sheep and goat producers to use in building resistance to parasites.

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