Dissemination of animal or herd health information is of potential importance not only to management of a farm business, but may also be critical to animal welfare and public health. Understanding the types of sources of animal/herd health information that farmers use and how farm and farmer characteristics may influence their use is of importance. The objectives of the study reported here were to ascertain the use animal/herd health information sources by livestock producers and the effects of farm and farmer demographic characteristics on use of these information sources. Survey results from 1,737 Tennessee livestock producers are used in the analysis.
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Jensen, K. L., English, B. C., & Menard, R. (2009). Livestock Farmers' Use of Animal or Herd Health Information Sources. The Journal of Extension, 47(1), Article 6. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol47/iss1/6