What is in this article?:
- Extreme Weather Prep: How To Help Your Cowherd Weather A Natural Disaster
- Breeding Herds
- Sharing Knowledge
- Preparing for a Disaster
Veterinarians, cattlemen and extension experts on the front lines of natural disasters share common experiences and techniques that helped cattle weather storms.
Preparing for a Disaster
Be a resource for clients before an emergency occurs.
Consider common types of disaster situations the region experienced in the past and help your clients plan ahead. State government, universities and associations are resources for specific preparation information.
- Understand your state and local emergency plans.
- Let your clients know who to contact.
- Provide tips for animal safety, such as remove halters and avoid releasing animals.
- Direct volunteers and donations to a central state or community resource.
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