Content tagged "animals"

Livestock Trailer Safety

Ag Safety and Health Updated: April 12, 2018

Photo provided by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH)Livestock trailer safety. (2012) Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety...


Brucellosis (contagious abortion) is an infectious disease of domestic livestock caused by the Brucella species of bacteria (B. abortus, B. melitensis, B....

Zoonotic Disease and Agriculture

Ag Safety and Health Updated: October 26, 2016

(Source: Penn State Ag Safety and Health)Zoonotic disease and agriculture. (2013). Farm and Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of...


Scrapie is a fatal contagious disease of sheep and goats that causes degeneration of the central nervous system. Scrapie is contracted early in life and is...

Enhancing Biosecurity at Fairs and Shows

 This webinar was presented by Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming Area Educator and EDEN Chair-elect, and Curt Emanuel, Purdue Extension Educator and Boone...

What is an animal?

Science for Youth Updated: October 01, 2015

Animals are a group of organisms in the family Animalia.  Animals can be insects, mammals, reptiles, fish, and other organisms that are not plants.  In...

What's New with Bird Flu?

 Tune in to What’s New with Bird Flu on Friday, February 27 at 2:00 EST. This webinar will teach listeners how to protect their poultry, their families and...

Pet-friendly Shelters

“Pet-friendly” describes a human emergency shelter located in the same area or facility as an emergency shelter for pets. Typically, pet owners are allowed...

The Bug Chicks: How Animals Move

The Bug Chicks use their favorite subject – bugs! – to show you how animals move around in their environment. In this video you’ll get an up close look at a...

Biosecurity is Key to Preventing Domestic Animal Diseases

Animal diseases already present in the U.S. can cause severe disease outbreaks, but in general, the highly-infectious diseases capable of causing...


Rinderpest (Cattle Plague) is an infectious viral disease of ungulates including cattle, wildebeest, water buffalo, antelope, sheep and goats. Rinderpest...

Zoonotic Diseases

Zoonotic Diseases- Are diseases which are communicable from animals to humans or from humans to animals.

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