Animals and Livestock

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Conservation Issues
  • Drought Monitor: The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
  • BeeSpotter: Web-based portal at the University of Illinois for learning about honey bees and bumble bees and for contributing data to a nationwide effort to collect baseline information on population status of these insects.
  • Bee Removal Services: Bee Removal Source was developed to aid people who have discovered a honey bee hive living in an undesirable location.
  • New Pesticide Labeling for Bee ProtectionEPA Bee Advisory Box for Pesticide labels: A look at the EPA's pesticide label to protect pollinators
  • Companion animal and Equine Science: University of Illinois College of ACES
  • Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1): EHV-1 (equine herpesvirus-1) is one of a large group of DNA viruses that causes potentially serious disease in horses and other species, largely llamas and alpacas.
  • Equine Infectious Anemia: EIA is a serious, sometimes fatal, blood disease in horses and other equine, including ponies, mules, asses, donkeys and zebras. Also known as swamp fever, mountain fever, slow fever or malarial fever, EIA infects the host's white blood cells. Illinois Department of Agriculture.