Episode 66. Small (Ruminant) Talk: Fall Breeding and Feeding for Sheep and Goats

In this episode, NCAT Southeast Regional Director Margo Hale and Linda Coffey, a livestock specialist with NCAT’s ATTRA the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, discuss fall and winter production considerations for sheep and goat producers. Their conversation includes preparing your herd/flock for breeding, ewe and ram management, kidding/lambing management, and winter feeding considerations.

You can get in touch directly with Margo and Linda directly at margoh@ncat.org and lindac@ncat.org.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Fall Prep Podcast

Sheep and Goat Frequently Asked Questions

Small Ruminant Toolbox

Illustrated Guide to Sheep and Goat Production

ATTRA Sheep and Goat Publications

Intensive Grazing: One Farm’s Set Up

Managed Grazing Tutorial

Small Ruminant Course

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