Care and Treatment of Livestock After a Hurricane by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Approx. 1,440 words.
Published on April 10, 2012.
Hurricanes can put livestock in immediate danger of drowning from flooding caused by heavy rains or storm surges in low-lying areas. In addition, flying debris or collapsing buildings can injure animals. These recommendations are just a partial list of actions that livestock owners should be aware of in a post-hurricane event and do not cover several species-specific concerns.