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Feeding Livestock During and After a Disaster (PDF)

Feeding livestock during and after a disaster can present
livestock owners and producers with a host of challenges. This is due, in part, to unfamiliar feeds that are donated or sourced from outside the region of the emergency. Having a basic understanding of the nutrient requirements of your animals and
their digestive systems, as well as the characteristics of individual feeds, is the foundation on which to build an emergency feeding program. Washington State University, 2016.

Livestock Management & Water Quality (PDF)

This publication provides livestock owners and managers with techniques to address water quality problems. The information presented emphasizes the effects of pathogens and sediment, the pollutants most commonly associated with livestock. Washington State University, May 2008

Livestock Water Management During a Drought (PDF)

This publication provides suggestions on how to make the best use of water that is available in order to avoid damaging both animals and range resources. Oregon State University, January 2008

On-Farm Composting of Large Animal Mortalities (PDF)

This bulletin provides the necessary information for large animal producers in Washington State to start and maintain a safe and effective on-farm mortality composting system. Washington State University, May 2008

Predator Control for Sustainable & Organic Livestock Production (PDF)
This publication examines how to identify livestock predators and how to control them. It focuses primarily on the control of coyotes and dogs through management practices, such as fencing and the use of guard animals. NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Project, 2002