Livestock Resources

Livestock Resources

 

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Texas Extension Beef Cattle Publications:

The following set of PDF. publications are posted for Walker County Ranchers. This is a set of information of great use for beef cattle producers in our county.

The following set of AgriLife online linked publications are posted for beef cattle ranchers and may be of use in assisting with the management of your cattle herd.

B-1443 Long Calving Seasons: Problems and Solutions

E-371 Buying Vs. Raising Replacement Heifers

E-164 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle: Expected Progeny Difference

E-165 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle: Selection for Carcass Merit

E-180 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle VI: Creating Breeds

E-186 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle: An Overview

E-187 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle II: Genetic-Environmental Interaction

E-188 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle: Body Size and Milking Level

E-189 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle: Breeding Systems

E-190 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle V: Type and Breed Characteristics and Uses

E-191 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle: Sire Types for Commercial Herds

E-192 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle X: Frame Score, Frame Size, and Weight

L-2291 Implanting Beef Calves and Stocker Cattle

L-5223 Reproductive Diseases in Cattle

L-5289 Cattle Vaccines

E-352 Texas Adapted Genetic Strategies for Beef Cattle–11: Marker Assisted Selection for Beef Improvement

 

*Additional Beef / Related Information is posted online under the Texas AgriLife Extension, Walker County Annual Rainfall & Ag Tips by Month web page. Items listed there will be: 1889- Present Annual Rainfall Chart & Ag Tips (podcasts) on a variety of subjects.

 

Beef Cattle Information:

 Texas Beef Quality Producer program: The mission of the Texas Beef Quality Producer Program (TBQP) is to promote good management practices for cattle producers in an effort to strengthen consumer confidence in beef as a wholesome food product.

Texas A&M Department of Animal Science Beef Cattle Publications: A wide variety of information ranging from current news, marketing, drought management, facilities & equipment, health, nutrition, pasture/range & forage, management guides, and much more..

Junior Beef Project Publications: This is an excellent resource for anyone interested in the club calf or breeding heifer projects.

 

Equine Information:

 Texas A&M Equine Resources for Horse Owners: Information on drought & emergency management related to horses, theft, nutrition, reproduction, & youth topics.

 

Sheep & Goat Information:

 Texas A&M Department of Animal Science Sheep & Goat Publications: Your resource for publications on marketing, genetics / selection, health, nutrition, & youth projects.

Langston University Goat Research Information: If you are needing information on goat production, this is an excellent resource to be aware of. Langston’s web site can be a little challenging, but it is full of good information. We recommend the Library Fact Sheets. Another useful resource is the Meat Goat Herd Health—Procedures & Prevention module set.

Texas Breeding Goat Guide: Another useful resource for management of these small ruminants.

 

Urinary Calculi in Wether Lambs/Kids

 

Swine Information:

 Texas A&M Department of Animal Science Swine Publications: The site for current news, information on carcass quality, general management, genetics & selection, health, reproduction, and youth project information.

 

Poultry Information:

 Texas A&M Department of Animal Science Poultry Publications: If you need information on home flocks, layers, incubation, pest control, guinea fowl, quail, emus, ostrich, or any other poultry related items, this is the link to start with.

 

Youth/Junior Livestock Projects:

 Texas Youth Livestock Project: Publications and information by species with links to major show updates, plus a listing of upcoming events.

Texas 4-H & Youth Development Program: The resource for youth development information. The TX 4-H web site contains information on projects, records, scholarships and much more.

Texas 4-H Projects: This is a direct link to the multitude of 4-H project offerings with resources, guides and lots of related information.

 

Veterinary Medicine Information:

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Veterinary Medicine

Texas Animal Health Commission: The state resource for animal health regulations and updates.

 

 

 

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