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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 Teaching Unit Porch to be Named in Honor of Sam Tripson

  Thanks to a generous gift from Trey and Chelsea Warnock, the front porch of the UF/IFAS Beef Teaching Unit (BTU) multi-purpose building will be named...
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First multi-stakeholder Swine Day in Cambodia educates about disease, opportunity

In April 2019, the Cambodian government confirmed the presence of African Swine Fever, which is extremely fatal to pigs and has spread into nine east Asian countries since 2018. The disease can devastate the holdings of pig farmers, but humans...
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Temperate Pulse and Respiration for Horse Health

Temperature Pulse Respiration Temperature, pulse, and respiration also known as TPR is a great way to check your horse’s vital signs to make sure your horse is healthy. Knowing your horse’s normal vital signs will help you...
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