Small Ruminant Production Workshop
Empowering Small Ruminant Producers was published in the Animal & Dairy Sciences Newsletter, April 13, 2018, Volume 83. Read about the workshop success!
What You Need to Know Before Purchasing Small Ruminants, Kipp Brown, MSU
Marketing Goat and Sheep, Josh Maples, MSU
Major Internal Parasites Affecting Small Ruminant Production, Dr. Jim Miller, LSU
Proper Breed Selection and Use to Improve Herd Reproductive Performance and Profitability, Dr. Richard Browning, TSU
Producer Panel Discussion
Essentials of Goat and Sheep Reproduction, Dr. Erdogan Memili, MSU
Integrated Grazing Management for Small Ruminants, Dr. Rocky Lemus, MSU
Toxic Plants to Small Ruminants, Dr. Brett Rushing, MSU
Sheep and Goat Meat Characteristics and Quality, Tim Armstrong, MSU
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.