Information on the basics of goat production, including basic production practices, reproduction, feeding and nutrition, health care and financial aspects.
A successful lambing or kidding season begins with breeding season preparations. More
Lambing and kidding success is an integral part of running an efficient and profitable sheep or goat operation. More
Interested in running a meat goat operation? Meat Goat Production & Management Home Study Course is for beginning producers and a great review for seasoned producers. More
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Discover production basics for raising sheep and goats. More
Records are very important for making sheep and goat selection decisions. More
Penn State 4-H Educator, Bob Brown, reviews and emphasizes the importance of weighing in your lambs and kids. More
Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.
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