Preparing your animals for emergencies makes sense. Just as you do with your family's emergency supply kit, think first about the basics for survival, particularly food and water, and consider two kits. In one, put everything you and your pets will need to stay where you are. The other should be a lightweight, smaller version you can take with you if you and your pets have to get away.
Plain and simple...LIVESTOCK ARE AT RISK of foreign animal disease. Swine, cattle, horses, sheep, goats, poultry and other livestock can be affected by a few unseen bacteria, parasites or viruses. Simple changes can provide an extra measure of protection for your animals.