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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

4-H Pullet Project Workshop Series

The purpose of the 4-H pullet project workshop series is to encourage youth to participate in the pullet project, specifically showing and selling commercial...
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Youth Livestock Projects on a Dime

Okay, so today it is probably more like a dollar.  Everybody is re-assessing how they spend their money and looking for ways to save money.  So where does that leave the youth livestock project?  Input costs such as feed,...
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Pinkeye Prevention and Treatment

As temperatures warm, flies begin to emerge.  These flies bring all sorts of potential problems to the cow herd, including pinkeye.  A highly contagious infectious disease, pinkeye affects cattle throughout the state of Florida.  Pinkeye can...
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