Environmental conditions, including drought, can lead to unsafe levels of nitrates in forages, putting livestock at risk. Learn more about the causes of nitrate poisoning and how to diagnose it.Read more (clickable)
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Publication date: Aug. 1, 2014
Fleas are blood-sucking ectoparasites of humans and domestic animals all over the world. More than 2,200 species of fleas have been identified worldwide, but only about 30 species are found in Missouri. Humans are affected by few of these species. ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
The "Animal Care Facilities Act," passed by the state of Missouri, became effective Aug. 28, 1992. Under this act, a person who operates a shelter, kennel or breeding facility must be licensed. Each facility that houses or maintains dogs and cats, ...