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Keeping Livestock: Protecting Water Resources and Health

You can view the video in 3 segments on You Tube.

Many livestock owners in Rhode Island raise their animals on relatively small acreages that are close to neighbors and water resources, especially private drinking water wells. Many have limited land and equipment, which create challenges with manure and animal management. Interviews with livestock and horse owners, URI 4-H and Water Quality Program members, and other experts highlight the importance of best management practices that protect our drinking water, families and animals.

 Part 1 - Keeping Livestock: Protecting Water Resources and Health (9:01)


Part 2 - Keeping Livestock: Protecting Water Resources and Health (7:46)

 


Part 3 - Keeping Livestock: Protecting Water Resources and Health (10:08)