Sheep and Goat Workshops: Nutrition School

Nutrition plays a major role in producing efficient and healthy animals.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Nutrition School - Workshops
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Length: 6 hours
Language: English
Note: Sheep and goat producers should have a working knowledge of nutrition in order to correctly balance rations for their animals.
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Description

The nutrition school focuses on how to incorporate basic feeds into a balanced ration. This includes evaluating feed quality, understanding nutrient requirements and how to combine ingredients to balance a ration, body condition scoring, and adjusting rations to account for environmental effects.

Who is this for?

Anyone interested in learning more about nutrition for sheep flocks and goat herds.

What will you learn?
  • Feeding basics using forages, concentrates, minerals vitamins and water
  • Forage feed quality evaluation
  • Nutrient requirements and how to vary between different ages and stages of production
  • Ration formulation basics
  • Body condition scoring
  • Feed substitutions and comparisons for cost savings
  • Environmental effects on feeding

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