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Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene
Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene - Videos Videos

Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene

Elizabeth Hines, Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Gregory P Martin, Ph.D., PAS

6:04

Good personal hygiene on the farm can help keep you and your animals healthy. Learn personal hygiene practices you can follow to prevent the spread of disease. More
Photo from National Park Service, public domain
Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures - Articles Articles

Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures

乐动体育注册 Laura Kenny, Dwight Lingenfelter, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This invasive weed is taking over Pennsylvania pastures. Learn how to control it. More
Products of sheep and goat operations can range from breeding stock to junior market animals to wool to meat. Photo: Melanie Barkley and American Lamb Board
So You Want to Raise Sheep or Goats? - Articles Articles
There are a number of management skills that each sheep or goat producer should have to be successful. More
Frost seeding in Vermont. Credit: Dan Hudson, Univ. of Vermont
Pasture Improvements Can Take Place in the Winter - Articles Articles
Frost seeding may be the way to improved pastures on your farm. More
How does your reproductive performance stack up?
Does Your Flock Meet Your Performance Expectations? - Articles Articles
Producers should analyze reproduction and performance aspects in their flock in order to determine if the flock meets expectations. More
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock
Grazing 101: Sustainable Pasture Management for Livestock - Online Courses Online Courses
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Learn how to sustainably manage beef cattle, sheep and meat goats on pasture. Understand the variables concerning grazing systems, paddocks, fencing, and forage quality. More
Foot trimming is one basic practice that all sheep and goat producers should be able to perform.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Hands-On Management Practices - Workshops Workshops
Sheep and goat production requires many skills to handle basic livestock management practices. More
Livestock selection principles should take into account both performance information and visual appraisal characteristics.
Sheep and Goat Workshops: Selection Principles - Workshops Workshops
Selecting livestock that best matches resources on the farm and local markets is a key to profitable sheep and goat production. More
Small Ruminant Housing: Proper Airflow is Important
Small Ruminant Housing: Proper Airflow is Important - Articles Articles
When winter and cold weather arrive goats and sheep spend more time indoors. With this change in management comes needed attention to airflow and adequate ventilation of animal housing. More
Observing Newborn Lambs
Observing Newborn Lambs - Videos Videos

Observing Newborn Lambs

Melanie Barkley

3:13

This video provides insight into the expected behavior and health of a newborn lamb. Close observation helps to ensure lambs are healthy and consuming enough milk. More