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Department of Animal Sciences


Animal Agriculture 203

May. 16, 2013

Animal Agriculture 203 "Farm Animal Handling for First Responders" is a hands-on course presented by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation in cooperation with Ohio State University Extension through a grant from the Animals for Life Foundation. Dr. Steve Boyles was a trainer in the first course, Cattle & Sheep, which took place May 14 at Eastern Agricultural Research Station. The purpose of the course "is to provide a basic understanding of farm animal behavior and handling in order to be better prepared to respond in the face of an incident involving livestock." Read more and listen to audio interviews at: Additional coverage at: The next Animal Agriculture 2013 course will be May 22, 2013, at The University of Findlay and will focus on horses.