Livestock Education

Education and individual consults for best management practices of all livestock species. Commercial and lifestyle hobby farms are welcomed.

2011 Livestock Losses

If you have had livestock loss due to the severe weather conditions please contact the Farm Service Agency Livestock Indemnity Program by calling 845-677-3952. Below are some Information Sheets you may find helpful:

From CCE-Disaster Network

Heat Stress in Farm animal resources identified by Julie Smith (VT):

For beef producers: http://beef.osu.edu/library/heat.html
For dairy cattle: http://www.uaex.edu/other_areas/publications/pdf/fsa-3040.pdf
For small ruminants: http://www.sheepandgoat.com/articles/heatstress.html
For swine: http://www.extension.umn.edu/swine/components/pubs/Whitney-MinimizingHeatStress.pdf
For broilers: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/VM/VM01900.PDF

Other Helpful Sites: