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    • 4-H Show Lamb Guide 

      Craddock, Frank; Stultz, Ross (1998-11-30)
      This pocket guide is a reference for 4-H members who raise show lambs. The manual covers facilities and equipment needs, lamb selection, nutrition, health, management and feeding, fitting and showing.
    • African Rue Biology and Management 

      Hart, Charles R. (2002-10-17)
      African rue is a toxic and highly invasive plant found in western parts of Texas. This publication describes the plant and explains the symptoms it can cause in livestock that ingest it. There are suggestions for controlling ...
    • Biosecurity for Sheep and Goat Producers 

      Craddock, Frank; Dement, Angela (2008-10-06)
      This publication explains the important diseases of sheep and goats and ways to prevent them through vaccination and biosecurity practices.
    • Bioterrorism Preparedness--Anthrax 

      Lawhorn, D. Bruce (2002-04-24)
      This publication explains how people can prepare for a terrorist attack that uses anthrax. It discusses the reasons anthrax might be used in a bioterrorist attack and lists symptoms of anthrax infection in people and signs ...
    • Characterization of Integrins and Osteopontin at the Uterine-Placental Interface During Pregnancy in Pigs and Sheep 

      Frank, James William (2015-05-12)
      Establishment of a successful pregnancy is dependent upon proper communication between the conceptus and uterus and provides the critical physiological and anatomical groundwork required to maintain growth and development ...
    • Controlling Feral Hog Damage 

      Texas Wildlife Services (2008-04-15)
      This publication discusses the distribution of feral hogs as well as their habitats, food habits and reproduction. Feral hogs can damage crops and kill lambs and kid goats. Methods of control are also explained.
    • Econometric model of the U.S. sheep and mohair industries for policy analysis 

      Ribera Landivar, Luis Alejandro (Texas A&M University, 2005-08-29)
      The U.S. sheep industry has been declining in size for many years. Many factors have contributed to the decline of the sheep industry including declining consumption of lamb and mutton, the growth in manmade fiber use, ...
    • A Haemonchus Contortus Management Plan for Sheep and Goats in Texas 

      Machen, Richard V.; Craddock, Frank; Craig, Tom; Fuchs, Thomas W. (1998-05-22)
      Internal parasites are the single largest threat to the profitability of sheep and goat production in Texas. Haemonchus contortus is the parasite of greatest concern. This publication explains common symptoms, sources of ...
    • Interpreting Grazing Behavior 

      Lyons, Robert K.; Machen, Richard V. (2000-12-01)
      Livestock producers can use their observations of grazing behavior to gauge the amount and quality of forage being consumed. This publication explains how grazing animals eat, when and where they graze, and how forage ...
    • Livestock for Small Acreage Landowners 

      Machen, Richard V.; Lyons, Robert K. (2000-04-12)
      New rural landowners are often interested in establishing livestock enterprises, even when their acreages are small. While forage availability may limit stocking rate, there are some livestock operations that can succeed ...
    • Livestock Risk Protection-Lamb: New Insurance Program to Help Ranchers Manage Lamb Price Risk 

      Pena, Jose G.; Thompson, Bill; Bevers, Stan; Anderson, David P. (2008-10-07)
      USDA is offering a new insurance program to help livestock producers manage lamb price risk. This publication explains requirements of the program and the way it works.
    • Man with Sheep 

      College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
    • Management Tips for Internal Parasite Control in Sheep and Goats 

      Craddock, Frank; Machen, Richard V.; Craig, Tom (2003-02-20)
      The primary control strategy for internal parasites in sheep and goats has been the use of anthelmintics. Because overuse has caused the development of resistant strains, new strategies must be used. This publication lists ...
    • Mineral Composition of Uroliths Obtained from Sheep and Goats with Obstructive Urolithiasis 

      Jones, Meredyth L; Gibbons, Philippa M.; Roussel, Allen J.; Dominguez, Brandon J (American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2017)
      Background: Knowledge of the mineral composition of the causative urolith is important to develop preventative strategies. Advances in analytic techniques have led to detection of urolith components not previously recognized. ...
    • Monitoring Internal Parasite Infection in Small Ruminants 

      Machen, Richard V.; Craddock, Frank; Craig, Tom (1998-05-19)
      Fecal egg counts are a practical, cost-effective diagnostic tool for determining parasite burden in sheep and goats. This publication describes materials and equipment needed and explains the procedure for making valid egg counts.
    • The Pathogenesis of Cache Valley Virus in the Ovine Fetus 

      Rodrigues, Aline (2012-02-14)
      Cache Valley virus (CVV) induced malformations have been previously reproduced in ovine fetuses; however, no studies have established the CVV infection sequence of the cells targeted by the virus or the development of the ...
    • Regulation of ESR1 in Kisspeptin Neurons during Reproductive Maturation in Ewe Lambs 

      Bedenbaugh, Michelle Nichole (2014-08-28)
      The pubertal initiation of a high-frequency, pulsatile release of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) involves an escape from estradiol negative feedback. Kisspeptin neurons are proposed to mediate the effects of estradiol, ...
    • Role of P-glycoprotein in Haemonchus contortus anthelmintic resistance. 

      Garretson, Pamela Donn (2009-05-15)
      The gastrointestinal parasite, Haemonchus contortus, is of major concern in the sheep and goat industry as well as in zoological settings. Over the years this parasite has developed resistance to the three classes of ...
    • The roles of estradiol-17 beta and prolactin in uterine gland development in the neonatal ewe 

      Carpenter, Karen Denise (Texas A&M University, 2005-11-01)
      Endometrial glands are required for adult uterine function and develop post-natally in mammalian species. Therefore, studies were conducted using neonatal ewes as a model to determine: 1) the roles of estradiol-17-alpha ...