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Observing Animal Health

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Comments Off on Observing Animal Health

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One of the nice things about Management Intensive Grazing is that it gives you lots of opportunities to look at your animals and make sure they’re healthy. Here Dave Scott, a livestock specialist at the National Center for Appropriate Technology shows you what to look for in your animals to make sure they’re healthy.  It’s part of the recent series of videos he put together on intensive grazing.

Dave raises sheep, so he shares some health issues specific to sheep, but based on my own experience with goats and cattle, some of the same signs that a sheep is sick can also apply to goats and cattle. This is three minutes that will give you some good tips for knowing what’s up with your herd before it’s too late.

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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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