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Cover photo for 2023 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

2023 Coastal Plains Chicken Project

Scan the QR Code for Registration Form. Click here for Regional Chicken Project Rules Looking forward to seeing you at the …

Cover photo for 2022 Duplin County Livestock Show

2022 Duplin County Livestock Show

Eastern Showmanship Circuits September 15, 16, 17, 2022 Livestock Information Pig Show: September 15th Weigh Cards in by 5:00 p.m., Show at 6:00 …

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Equine Health Clinic

Dr. Martin from Warsaw, NC will be at the Duplin County Livestock Facility offering walk-in Spring vaccinations and coggins …

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Cattlemen's Association Scholarship

We are now accepting applications for the Duplin County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship! Due by Friday, April 15th @ 4 …

6 Hours Animal Waste Class

6 Hours Animal Waste Continuing Education A six-hour continuing education credit class for certified animal waste operators will be offered …

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NC State Local Pasture-Raised and Pasture-Finished Beef Production Guidelines

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NC State Local Grass-Fed Beef Production Guidelines

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This Entomology Insect Note discusses identifying horse and deer flies and how to control them.