Animal Planet L!ve at Nebraska State Fair Birthing PavilionIf you tune into Animal Planet this weekend, you will see a celebration of Labor Day in all its meanings. The main event is live animal births at the Nebraska State Fair’s birthing pavilion. The channel will break to any birthing action during the laborious shows Dirty Jobs and Redwood Kings, as well as new show Mud Lovin’ Rednecks, among others. 

The event begins Friday, August 29, but the live animal birth cam is live now at

Each year, the Nebraska State Fair welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors and now the Internet can join in and celebrate the beauty of birth. The Birthing Pavilion provides State Fair guests the opportunity to witness live animal births under the supervision of trained professionals from the University of Nebraska School of Veterinary Medicine and members of the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association.

With expert commentary from University of Nebraska veterinarians, the LABOR LIVE Cam will broadcast 24/7 from the Pavilion, which is the temporary home to expecting cows, sows, ewes and chickens.  Animal Planet L!VE will cover breaking births in addition to offering a schedule of programming including a morning review and lunchtime chats with experts.

The LABOR LIVE Cam joins more than 20 addictive cams on the popular Animal Planet extension that has generated more than 22 million streams and three million hours watched since launching in April 2013. 

Animal Planet L!VE is available via desktop and mobile devices at APL.TV and on Xbox, Roku, Amazon Fire and select Samsung Smart TVs.