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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

Question of the Day: What is Bovine Leukosis Virus?

What is Bovine Leukosis Virus? Bovine leukosis virus is a cancer-causing virus found in dairy and beef cattle herds.  It is spread by white blood cells, so any contaminated equipment from BLV-positive cattle (palpation gloves, body fluid, biting...
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No Hoof, No Horse

If you’ve been in the horse industry for any length of time then you have heard the saying “no hoof, no horse”. It is one of the non-opinion based comments that...
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Horse Herald July 2019- Horse Transportation

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