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Livestock Resources

Areas of Expertise and Service to Manatee County

  • Animal Science
  • Agronomy
  • Fertilization and herbicide use and application
  • Irrigation
  • Insect and disease control
  • State regulations
  • Nuisance animals
  • County Fair livestock programs

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Contact

Christa Kirby 
Livestock Agent
Phone: 941-722-4524 ext. 1824

OUR STORIES

Beef Cattle Reproduction Management School with Artificial Insemination

UF/IFAS Extension Central Florida Livestock Agent Group Presents:  Beef Cattle Reproduction Management School with Artificial Insemination If you are a cattle producer who is interested in gaining knowledge that can help you understand your...
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Horn Flies – Control on Beef Cattle

Horn flies are one of the most economically damaging external parasites in beef cattle operations in Florida. The summer of 2018 in Levy County is shaping up to be a very active year for horn flies on cattle. Horn flies are dark gray and slightly...
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No Horsing Around This Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is always a stressful time of year for horse owners. Here are some helpful tips to keep your equine safe and help you prepare. Before the storm Core vaccines: (Tetanus, Eastern/Western Equine...
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