Information on managing meat and dairy goat production, best practices for farm biosecurity, mechanical ventilation systems and farm lighting.
Multiple Options Available
Discover production basics for raising sheep and goats. More
2 hours, 30 minutes
If you visit farms, this online course will teach you best biosecurity practices and etiquette for keeping farms, animals, and people safe and productive. More
Eileen E. Fabian (Wheeler), Ph.D.
Properly designed and functioning ventilation inlet openings are key for achieving comfortable, fresh air conditions in farm animal housing. More
Ernest Hovingh, DVM, PhD, Louise Byler
Examples of biosecurity signs that can be posted at animal farms/facilities to reduce the risk of importing/transmitting disease. More
Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn James, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Dairy goat production is an alternative livestock enterprise suitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations. More
Melanie Barkley, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
Demand for goat meat, milk, cheese, and hide has steadily increased in the United States along with the proliferation of ethnic and specialty markets. More
Daniel Ciolkosz, P.E., John Tyson
We'll discuss some of the more common problems you can avoid without too much trouble. More