close up of lamb, head and shoulders in view, standing near ewe, so the background appears woolly.

Best Practices to Increase Your Lamb Crop

The Lamb Resource Center has recently released a series of factsheets on practices that can help you increase your lamb crop.  These simple practices can help you make the most of your flock.  While geared for the sheep industry, many of these practices could apply to goat herds as well.

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Goat Education

Are you interested in goat education?  We just recently made a Goat Education by UW-Extension group on Facebook so you can help us learn what your educational needs are and keep connected with what programs are coming up.  

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Accelerated and off-season lambing

Accelerated and off-season lambing can be a viable niche marketing opportunity.  It might also be a necessity if you have your own sheep and want to show market lambs at the Marquette County Fair, which is an early July show.  Check out the factsheet from Penn State Extension on Off-Season and Accelerated Lamb Production by clicking […]

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Livestock Owners Pay Careful Attention to Animals During Cold Weather

January 3, 2014- Weather forecasts are predicting some very cold weather for the weekend.  Livestock owners should pay special attention to their animals this weekend and through next week.  Pay attention to calves as they are more susceptible to the cold than mature animals.  If possible, provide extra dry bedding this weekend to help protect […]

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