Receding flood waters pose hazards to livestock

Receding flood waters pose hazards to livestock

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When flood waters begin to recede, producers must continue to use caution when assessing damage and beginning clean-up procedures on the farm. According to Eldon Cole, livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension, livestock will be exposed to unique hazards created by flood waters. In addition, agriculture producers must also protect their own health when working in and cleaning up previously flooded areas.

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