Sheep and Goats for Small Farms
Date: March 14, 2015 - March 14, 2015
Location: Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48823
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Interested in starting or expanding a small farm to produce any or all of the major sheep and goat products (fiber, meat or milk)? Don’t miss this special day-long education event.
8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. Registration
9 a.m. ‒ 9:30 a.m. Defining and realizing goals for sheep and goat production
9:40 a.m. ‒ 10:30 a.m. Feeding small ruminants in a small farm system
10:40 a.m. ‒ noon Establishing and maintaining a high health status in your herd
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Optimizing management to meet farm goals (choosing a production system, choosing breeds, meeting production quality standards and marketing)
Hosted by Michigan State University Extension educators and specialists.