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Livestock & Range Publication Listing

Livestock and range publications cover topics related to livestock health and management and rangeland management, including beef, sheep, hogs, horses, silage, rangeland management, brush control, poisonous range plants, grazing systems, and economic issues related to livestock production.

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Beef

B-126: Early Weaning Beef Calves
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-210: Calf Birth and Age Determination Table
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-211: Color Patterns of Crossbred Beef
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-212: Reproductive Tract Anatomy and Physiology of the Cow
(PDF Version)

B-215: Diseases Affecting Reproduction in Beef Cattle
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-216: Evaluating the Breeding Soundness of Beef Bulls
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-217: Beef Cow Efficiency in the Southwest
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-218: Use of Growth Implants in Suckling Beef Calves
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-219: Bovine Tuberculosis
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-220: Value Added Calf Programs for New Mexico Livestock Producers
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-221: Minimizing Weaning Stress on Calves
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-222: Cattle Vaccination and Immunity
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-223: Calf Vaccination Guidelines
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-224: Cow Herd Vaccination Guidelines
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-225: Preventing Persistent Infections of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Beef Cow Herds
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-226: Increasing the Effectiveness of Modified Live Vaccines
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-227: Castrating Beef Calves: Age and Method
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-228: Pregnancy Loss in Beef Cattle
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 564 Protein and Energy Supplementation to Beef Cows Grazing New Mexico Rangelands
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 571 Supplement Delivery Systems
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 575 Managing and Feeding Beef Cows Using Body Condition Scores
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 583 Urea in Range Cattle Supplements
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 634 Breed Influence on Feeder Calf Prices
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 637 Preconditioning Beef Calves
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 648 Using Anti-Suckling Devices to Wean Beef Calves
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

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Brush Control

BC-1 Mesquite Control: Individual Treatments
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

BC-2 Mesquite Control: Aerial Treatments
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

BC-4 Snakeweed Control: Aerial Application
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

BC-5 Locoweed Control: Aerial Application or Ground Broadcast
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

BC-6 African Rue Control: Ground Applications
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 597 Chemical Weed and Brush Control for New Mexico Rangelands
(PDF Version)

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Forage/Feed

A-416: Corn Plant Density Effects on Silage Quality
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 564 Protein and Energy Supplementation to Beef Cows Grazing New Mexico Rangelands
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 571 Supplement Delivery Systems
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 583 Urea in Range Cattle Supplements
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 612 Using Byproduct Feedstuffs in Grazing Nutriton
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 641: Hay Quality, Sampling, and Testing
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 642: Silage Microbial Inoculants: Use in Hot Weather Conditions
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

  • Circular 642 Spanish: Inoculantes microbiales para ensilaje: Su uso en condiciones de clima cálido
    (HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 663: Manipulating Sandpaper Oak for Livestock and Wildlife Forage
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

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Herd Management

B-120: Anthrax and Livestock
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-121: Biosecurity on the Beef and Dairy Operation
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-122: Hairy Foot Warts
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-219: Bovine Tuberculosis
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

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Hogs

B-602: Identify Pigs by Ear Notching
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

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Horses

B-705: Horse Bots, 1997-1998
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-707: Evaluation of Equine Hoof Care
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-708: Documents Required to Transport Horses in New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-709: Milkweed Poisoning of Horses
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-710: Russian Knapweed and Yellow Star Thistle Poisoning of Horses
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-711: Help Your Horse Handle Heat Stress
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-712: Oleander Poisoning of Horses
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-713: Locoweed Poisoning of Horses
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-714: Criminal Consequences of Equine Neglect and Abuse in New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-715: Are You Ready To Own a Horse? Basic Essentials of Equine Ownership
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

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Livestock

B-112: 1994 Guide for Control of External Parasites of Sheep and Goats
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-113: Groundsels and Livestock Poisoning
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-114: Rayless Goldenrod and Livestock Poisoning
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-117: When Should Dairy Cows Be Inseminated?
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-118: Management Considerations in Holstein Heifer Development
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-119: Strategies for Livestock Management in Riparian Areas in New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-120: Anthrax and Livestock
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-121: Biosecurity on the Beef and Dairy Operation
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-122: Hairy Foot Warts
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-123: Proper Disposal of Farm Mortalities
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-125: Ration Balancing on the Ranch
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 531: Livestock-Poisoning Plants of New Mexico Rangelands
(HTML Version)
(high resolution version - 76MB) (PDF Version)
(low resolution version - 12MB)   (PDF Version)
Some pages of the low-resolution version may look fuzzy when viewed or printed.

Circular 635: Taxation and Livestock Production in New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 670: Designing Solar Water Pumping Systems for Livestock
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 671: Designing Solar Water Pumping Systems for Livestock: User Manual
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

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Poultry

Circular 477 How to Keep a Small Poultry Flock
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

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Range

B-804: Control Cholla Cactus
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-806: Brush and Weed Control on New Mexico Ranges
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-807: Nitrate Poisoning of Livestock
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-808: Livestock Poisoning From Prussic Acid
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-809: Controlling Grass Tetany in Livestock
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-810: Sizing Plastic Pipelines for Water on the Range
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-815: Control Perennial Snakeweed
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-816: Management of Rangelands and Cattle in Drought-Prone Areas of the Southwest
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-817: Juniper Control: Individual Plant Treatments
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

B-818: Using a Supplementation Program as a Grazing Management Tool
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

B-819: Mesquite Control: Aerial Application
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 374: New Mexico Range Plants
(HTML Version) (PDF Version High Resolution - 12.5 MB)
(PDF Version Low Resolution - 2.4 MB) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 522 Considerations for Prescribed Burning
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 531: Livestock-Poisoning Plants of New Mexico Rangelands
(HTML Version)
(high resolution version - 76MB) (PDF Version)
(low resolution version - 12MB)   (PDF Version)
Some pages of the low-resolution version may look fuzzy when viewed or printed.

Circular 557 A Guide to the Common Locoweeds and Milkvetches of New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 585: Species Selection and Establishment for Irrigated Pastures in New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 586: Grazing Systems and Management for Irrigated Pastures in New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 636 An Annotated Checklist of Poisonous or Injurious Range Plants of New Mexico
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 649: Developing a Grazing System for Arid Climates
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

Circular 663: Manipulating Sandpaper Oak for Livestock and Wildlife Forage
(HTML Version) (PDF Version) (epub) (mobi)

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Sheep

B-409: Wool Grades (formerly 400 B-41)
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

Circular 604 Sheep Production and Management
(HTML Version) (PDF Version)

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