Episode 182. Getting Started in Livestock. Part 2: Species Considerations
In this episode, NCAT Southeast Regional Office Director Margo Hale continues her conversation with Linda Coffey, an NCAT livestock specialist, regarding tips for those considering raising livestock.
Margo also is a livestock specialist and lifelong livestock producer, and she and Linda both raise livestock near Fayetteville, Arkansas, where the NCAT Southeast Regional Office is located.
In Part 1 (Episode 179), they covered some of the main points to consider before beginning a livestock enterprise.
This episode addresses more of the strengths, challenges, and primary needs of various animals. Many resources are mentioned and linked below to help you learn more and be well prepared to include animals on your farm. The Small-Scale Livestock Production publication, Managed Grazing tutorial, and many ATTRA blog posts are especially recommended to learn vital information.
Livestock and Pasture
Sheep and Goats
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