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Youth & Livestock Quality. Lyle Holmgren USU Extension Agent Box Elder County. The Quality Equation. Quality People (Ethics Education) Quality Projects (Quality Assurance) Quality Programs (Experiences) Exceptional Youth Development. Provide a Safe Nutritious Product for the Consumer.

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Youth livestock quality

Youth & Livestock Quality

Lyle Holmgren

USU Extension Agent

Box Elder County


The quality equation

The Quality Equation

Quality People (Ethics Education)

  • Quality Projects (Quality Assurance)

  • Quality Programs (Experiences)

  • Exceptional Youth Development


Provide a safe nutritious product for the consumer

Provide a Safe Nutritious Product for the Consumer

  • Gain consumer confidence.

  • Encourage ethical production of wholesome products.

  • Use recommended practices.


Administering medications

Administering Medications

  • Orally

  • Topical

  • Injectable (IM, SQ, IV, IU)


Read the label and follow label directions

Read the LABEL and follow label directions

  • Over the Counter (OTC)

  • Prescription - Available only froma Veterinarian.

  • Extra label - Only by direction ofVeterinarian.

  • Withdraw times.

  • Veterinarian/Client relationship.


Improper needle selection

Improper Needle Selection

  • Don’t Use Bent or Burred Needles.


Proper injection site area

Proper Injection Site Area

  • SQ ahead of thepoint of shoulder.

  • IM in neck region only.

  • No injection site more than 6” from another site.

  • No more than 10cc per injection site.


Proper and improper injection sites

Proper and Improper Injection Sites

Yes

No


Injection site lesion

Injection Site Lesion


Injection site lesion1

Injection Site Lesion


Produce quality product for the consumer

Produce Quality Product for the Consumer…


Injection site for hogs

Injection Site for Hogs

  • SQ and IM in theneck region just behind and below the ear.

  • No more than 5cc per injection site


Injection site for sheep

Injection Site for Sheep

  • SQ and IM in theneck region just behind and below the ear.

  • No more than 5cc per injection site


Treatment records

Treatment Records


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease1

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?

Make sure that the equipment used to haul or handle your animals is clean and recently disinfected.


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease2

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?

Maintain good personal hygiene.


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease3

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?

Isolate all purchased animals for a minimum of two weeks.


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease4

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?

Avoid sharing of grooming equipment and feed and water containers.


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease5

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?

Discourage fair visitors from petting or feeding your animals.


How can i reduce the risk my animals getting a disease6

How Can I Reduce the Risk My Animals Getting a Disease?

Be sure your animals have access to clean water and feed in containers you provide.


You should

You Should…

Respect all animals; each animal has a personality, treat it accordingly.


How should i behave around livestock

How Should I Behave Around Livestock?


You should1

You Should…

Use a calm and cautious manner; announce your presence in advance and move slowly and deliberately.


You should2

You Should…

  • Be patient; do not get angry--it leads to accidents.


You should3

You Should…

  • Dress correctly; wear sturdy gloves and safety shoes or boots with composite tread soles to protect the feet and give the best traction; avoid flapping garments.


Livestock

Livestock…

  • Startle easily; something as simple as a puddle of water in the walkway can cause them to a react suddenly.


Livestock1

Livestock…

  • See differently than humans; they have nearly 360 degree vision and can see everything around them except directly behind their hindquarters, but have trouble judging distance and do not see color, making them particularly skittish in unfamiliar surroundings.


Livestock2

Livestock…

Have sensitive hearing and can be frightened by loud noise; high frequency sound can hurt their ears.


Livestock3

Livestock…

  • Protect their young; be careful around newborn animals. Most male animals are dangerous; use extreme caution around them.


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