Livestock Comfort at the Fair

It seems summer has finally arrived and in impressive strength.  This week looks to be the hottest of the season and can be extremely dangerous for both people and animals.  Please review the following document to manage your animal’s comfort during heat and humidity. Livestock Comfort at the Fair  

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Livestock Comfort at the Fair

Hot, Hot, Hot… This year we have had a fairly mild summer in terms of heat, however that is all going to change today with forecasts saying it could be the hottest day of the summer.  Be mindful of your animal projects in this type of weather at home or at the fair today and […]

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Animal Health Exhibition Update for 2013

Swine: Find below NEW information regarding the 2013 swine exhibition year as it relates to Swine Influenza and PRRS (Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive Syndrome).  This is important information as it relates to swine purchases, travel across state lines and health management. The H3N2 swine influenza strain was a concern at some county fairs and state […]

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Meat Animal Webinars

UW Extension will be hosting a series of Meat Animal Project Webinars this winter for Fair Board staff, meat animal project superintendents and project volunteers who help create policy and structure to county livestock projects.  These webinars are primarily held in county extension offices throughout the state of Wisconsin with alternative access upon request.  These […]

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Livestock Comfort at the Fair

Hot, Hot, Hot… This year’s fair season seems to have started off not favorable for man or beast, with the high heat and humidity.  A hot fair leaves exhibitors looking for coolness for both themselves and their fair animals.  When temperatures reach above 80 degrees and the relative humidity is above 65 percent, comfort is […]

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Tis the Season!!

Tis the season for animal project purchasing.  Pay attention to Biosecurity and ask questions on vaccination management.  Good luck!!http://www.uwex.edu/ces/animalscience/youthlivestock/documents/offfactsheetfluupdate.pdf

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