LU-MRRL Lecture Series: Starting a Goat or Sheep Flock

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Do you want to start a goat or sheep herd but have no idea how to move forward? Dr. Mohan Acharya, State Extension Specialist, will offer a class for aspiring beginner farmers. He will cover selecting the type of animals, how to manage feed resources, and where to buy equipment. Before buying the first animal, producers need to consider feed resources, management practices to keep animals healthy, and marketing of their animals for maximum profit. Also covered will be basic infrastructure, feed resources and marketing options of goats and sheep in Missouri.