Monday, April 25, 2016


TRICHOMONIASIS OR TRICH MEETING SCHEDULED Eddy and Chaves County Cattle experts from New Mexico State University’s Cooperative Extension Service will make presentations to ranchers and others May 4 on the cattle disease trichomoniasis. Trichomoniasis, a highly transmittable disease, can result in early fetal death and infertility, resulting in extended calving intervals. Dr. John Wenzel, Extension veterinarian, and Woods Houghton Eddy County Extension Agent along with Sammy Urig DVM will be holding different kind of producers meeting on May 4th. They will be holding a meeting on talk radio, KCCC, 930 AM dial on May 4 at noon to 1:00pm they will be discussing the cattle disease Trich. Producers can call in their question during or e-mail them to during or before the radio meeting. The call in number will be 575-887-5521 or you can listen on line as well at Trich can and will put beef producer in the red, I have seen loss in calf crops can be 10 percent to 30 percent and as high as 50 percent. There will also be a face to face meeting will be at 3 p.m. on May 4 at the Extension Office 1304 West Stevens, Carlsbad and May 5 at 10:00 in Roswell Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:30 AM Farm Bureau Building Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Roswell, NM 10:30 AM – Trichomoniasis and Veterinary Feed Directive Update 12:00 Noon – Lunch Provided by Paul’s Veterinary Supply 1:00 to 3:00 PM – Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Program 3:00 PM – Question Session and Wrap up Subscribe to Eddy County Ag news at: Eddy County Extension Service, New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. All programs are available to everyone regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, or national origin. New Mexico State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Eddy County Government Cooperating.

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