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  1. History of the Department of Dairy and Animal Science
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "On behalf of our faculty, staff and students, I invite you to read about the long and storied history of the Department of Dairy and Animal Science. The origins of the present-day Department date back to 1887! As you can imagine, since the first days of the University and Department much has happened, and thousands of individuals have passed through the gates of "Dear Old State." We in the department think it is important to share this wonderful legacy with you! I think you will be amazed at the impact our people and programs have had."

  2. Hoofprints - News about faculty, staff and alumni of Dairy & Animal Science [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Published twice a year, <i>Hoofprints</i> informs alumni and friends about the activies and accomplishments of our faculty, staff and students. Download your copy (PDF format) or contact our staff to receive your copy by mail (instructions inside <i>Hoofprints</i>).Current edition: June 2004"

  3. Horse Facilities 1: Horse Stall Design [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The stall is the basic functional unit of a horse stable or shelter. A simple backyard pleasure horse stall may at first appear different than a stall in a full-feature boarding operation, but they both provide a suitable environment for the horse and handler. Safety for handlers and horses should be a primary consideration in stall design. Comfort for the horse is very important, as is convenience for the handler in performing chores associated with good horse care. This six-page publication provides an overview of some basic stall features for a typical 1,000-pound horse. "

  4. Horse Facilities 2: Fire Safety in Horse Stables [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "In barn fires, the old adage, ?an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure? could not be more true. Planning is the greatest asset in fire prevention. This 16-page publication provides an understanding of fire behavior and how fire and fire damage to horse stables can be minimized or prevented through building techniques, fire detection options, and management practices. "

  5. Horse Facilities 3: Horse Stable Manure Management [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Manure management practices within horse facilities deserve careful attention. Getting the manure out of a stall is only the beginning. A complete manure management system involves collection, storage (temporary or long-term), and disposal or utilization. This 16-page publication provides information to stable managers on horse manure characteristics and options for its movement and storage. Associated issues such as odor control, fly breeding, and environmental impact are addressedin relation to horse facilities."

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