Links of Interest
Mississippi State University Links
- Mississippi State University
- Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine
- Mississippi State University Extension Service
- Department of Animal and Dairy Sciences
- College of Veterinary Medicine (Veterinary Hospital)
- Extension Forages Website
Goat Breed Associations
- American Boer Goat Association
- United States Boer Goat Association
- American Meat Goat Association
- Mississippi Goat Association
- Tennessee Meat Goats
Feed and Nutrition Suppliers
- Sullivan Supply
- Show Stopper Supplies
- Premier Supplies
- Pipestone Supply
- Mid-States Wool Growers Supply
- Jeffers Livestock Supply
- Zareba Systems | Electric Fence Systems
Sheep and Goat Resources
- The Show Goat Page
- Show Wethers Site
- The Club Lamb Page
- Sheep and Goat Markets
- American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control
- American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
- Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce
- USDA Home Page
- Pipestone Veterinary Services
- Sheep 101
- Sheep 201
- American Sheep Industry Association
- Sheep Breeds
- Texas A&M Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
- Maryland Small Ruminant Page
ELLISVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State University representatives met with agricultural clients in Ellisville recently to discuss research and education needs for 2018. More than 115 individuals attended this year's event.
Agricultural clients met with Mississippi State University personnel to discuss research and education needs during the annual Producer Advisory Council Meeting for the southwest region February 20.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Those interested in running a sheep or goat operation can learn management and marketing techniques at a March 17 workshop at Mississippi State University.
Register now for the Small Ruminant Production Workshop that runs from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is offered by the MSU Extension Service and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
Many people dream of having a hobby farm or homestead with a few animals, and goats, lambs and sheep are some of the most popular to start with because they are smaller and easier to handle than cattle. Plus, you need less space! But all animals need proper care, no matter their size.
COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Goat and sheep producers in Mississippi are invited to attend a Small Ruminant Management and FAMACHA Training workshop later this month.
FAMACHA is an acronym for the Faffa Malan Chart, a system goat and sheep producers use to treat stock against barber pole worm. The workshop, hosted by the Mississippi State University Extension Service, begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Lowndes County Extension office on 485 Tom Rose Road in Columbus.