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  1. 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."

  2. Horse Facilities 4: Horse Stable Flooring Materials and Drainage [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "The importance of good flooring becomes more evident as a horse spends more time in his stall. The fitness of a horse?s legs and feet can be greatly affected by the type of stall flooring chosen. The most suitable floor is highly dependent on management style, while personal preferences can have astrong influence. Fortunately, there are many options for suitable floors in a horse facility. This 12-page publication provides information on stall and stable flooring materials, including flooring material attributes and options for overcoming some deficiencies. Subfloor construction and drainage features are presented as these strongly influence floor integrity."

  3. Horse Facilities 5: Fence Planning for Horses [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Horse fence can be one of the most attractive features of a horse facility. But not all fence is suitable for horses. Fencing is a major capital investment that should be carefully planned before construction. Well-constructed and maintained fences enhance the aesthetics and value of a stable facility, which in turn complements marketing efforts. Poorly planned, haphazard, unsafe, or unmaintained fences will detract from a facility?s value. This 12-page publication presents information useful in planning fences for horse facilities. The emphasis is on sturdy,safe horse fence typically used in the eastern United States and Canada."

  4. Milk Components and Quality: New Methods for Paying Pennsylvania Dairy Farmers [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Important new regulations in Pennsylvania have resulted in drastic changes to farmers' milk checks. Federal order reform has implemented Multiple Component Pricing (MCP), which eliminates flat milk prices and instead pays farmers for the actual amounts of various components in their milk. This 12-page publication explains MCP, illustrates the new milk check, and instructs farmers on performing simple calculations to compare their new milk prices to order averages. A final section describes steps farmers can take to obtain higher component levels from their herds."

  5. Monitoring Dairy Heifer Growth [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Raising dairy heifers to an adequate size and with an age at first calving between 22 and 24 months can optimize profitable milk production. This 16-page publication covers measuring heifers, growth charts, evaluating growth charts, compensatory growth, use of ionophores to improve growth, and body condition of dairy heifers."

  6. Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop Proceedings
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Online proceedings of the 2001 Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop."

  7. Pennsylvania's Racehorse Industry Inventory, Basic Economic and Demographic Characteristics [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Horse racing has had a long-standing presence in Pennsylvania, and is a significant and integralpart of Pennsylvania?s equine industry. In 2001, Pennsylvania?s four race tracks held a total of762 race days for both harness and Thoroughbred horses. Over 2.4 million patrons attended thetrack (1.8 million attendance for Thoroughbred and 597,155 for harness racing) and wagered$941.6 million for Thoroughbred racing and $259.5 million for harness racing. In total for 2001,the projected horse racing total handle (all wagering at all race tracks) for the state was $1.2billion. An additional $432 million was wagered during the year on live ($49.8 million) andsimulcast races ($383 million). Approximately 80% of the money wagered on harness and 76%from Thoroughbred racing is returned to the betting public with the remainder distributed amongthe state (in the form of taxes), purses for the horsemen, and operating costs."

  8. Pest Management Recommendations for Horses [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This 15-page publication describes common insect pests of horses, identifies symptoms of infestation, and outlines control practices. Bot flies, lice, house flies, and mange are among the pests covered. Photographs of many of the pests are included, as are handy pull-out pesticide tables and laundry tips. Offered in conjunction with Cornell University Cooperative Extension. "

  9. Pest Management Recommendations for Sheep, Goats, and Swine [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This 17-page publication describes common insect pests of sheep, goats, and swine, identifies symptoms of infestation, and outlines control practices. Sheep keds, hog lice, scab, and house flies are among the pests covered. Photographs of many of the pests are included, as are handy pull-out pesticide tables and laundry tips. Offered in conjunction with Cornell University Cooperative Extension. "

  10. Specht Report
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Breeding Performance Summary - The Sire-Son and Prefix reports were developed at Penn State University by Dr. Larry Specht and first published in the mid 1970s. The reports have been used to compare the performance of a sire with his sons and provide a list of the prefixes that are providing the top Holstein bulls to the A.I. industry in the US. The Bull-Mother report is a spin-off from the original Sire-Son and Prefix reports and lists dams that have provided the top Holstein bulls."

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