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Start Planning For Breeding Season: How to Check Your Ram
Sheep farmers should be thinking about assessing rams, evaluating eight different key areas, advises levy board Teagasc. ...
Sufficient Food Vital for Functioning Ram Sperm
An animal biologist says poor nutrition results in genetic damage to sperm cells and lower sperm motility for rams, writes Geoff Vivian...
Changes in Health and Production Practices in the US Sheep Industry
New sheep operations are continually entering the market in the US as is the case with other livestock commodities, newer operations...
Health and Management Practices on US Sheep Operations
Producers sometimes inadvertently bring disease onto their operations by adding new animals to their flock....
Marketing and Death Loss on US Sheep Operations
The largest marketing component of the sheep industry is the sale of lambs....
Sheep Management Practices in the United States
The US sheep industry is facing new challenges as demand for lamb and wool is at an all-time high. ...
US Dairy Goat Production
Dairy goat production in the US is an alternative livestock enterprise suitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations,...
Using Brassicas in Autumn for Extended Grazing
Brassicas, such as kale, forage rape and grazing turnips, can help hold off the need for concentrate feeding as winter approaches and...
Hoof Trimming in Goats
The trimming of hooves of goats is a simple task that can be easily learned,however, the hard part comes in committing oneself to follow...
Transgenic Sexing System for Genetic Control of Australian Sheep Blow Fly
The New World screwworm and the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina are devastating pests of livestock....
Think About Lambs in Run up to Weaning
When lambs over eight weeks of age are growing at less than 200g per day, weaning them and moving them to better quality feed should...
Goat Meat Production in Georgia
Goats are the most widely-dispersed meat animals and have been raised for centuries to provide meat, milk, fibre (mohair and cashmere)...

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