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Farm Animal Safety

Departments of Health & Agriculture Encourage Residents to Stay Healthy When Interacting With Farm Animals This Spring

As the weather gets warmer and New Jersey residents encounter more opportunities to interact with farm animals such as goats and alpacas at local farms, fairs, petting zoos, and other animal exhibitions, the New Jersey Departments of Health and Agriculture are encouraging residents to take certain health and safety precautions.

For more information from the NJ Dept of Health & Agriculture on Farm Animal Safety, visit their website at