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SMall Rumintants 101

Small Ruminants 101

“Ever thought about raising sheep or goats, but aren’t sure how to get started? Join us on April 1 …

Fencing School

Fencing School

Learn about fencing topics including fence law, planning, perimeter, and electric fence construction followed by a hands-on field demo. MARCH …

Planting Forages for Wildlife

Destruction of wildlife habitats has made populations of many animals decline. Whether you are a hunter or just enjoy …

Poultry Meeting

Commercial Poultry Meeting

Commercial Poultry Meeting Location: Agricultural Service Center 123 Caroline St. Rockingham, NC 28379 Time: March 4, 2020, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. If you are …

4-H Livestock Meeting

4-H Livestock Interest Meeting

This is an interest meeting for youth that are wanting to get involved with livestock. Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November …

Forage Field Day

Forage Field Day in Marshville

Join us for an evening field day, featuring summer annuals and the research being done in Union County. When: August …

Cover photo for 2019 Ag Expo & Fair Events

2019 Ag Expo & Fair Events

N.C. Cooperative Extension of Anson County’s Annual 2019 Family Fall Fest, Ag Fair, & Youth Livestock Show. Lineup of events are: Youth …

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Consider Breeding Your Does to Target Ethnic Holidays Where Goat Meat Is Part of the Traditional Holiday Feast

Many ethnic holidays include goat meat as part of traditional celebrations. This factsheet serves as …

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Co-Grazing Meat Goats and Beef Cattle Has Many Advantages

This factsheet presents several advantages to co-grazing meat goats and beef cattle.

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Modified McMaster's Fecal Egg Counting Technique

A guide to counting fecal eggs in meat goats, modified from the McMaster Procedure.

6 days ago

Toxoplasmosis

A Q&A on toxoplasmosis, a parasite that can cause disease in the placenta and developing …

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Foot Rot

A Q&A on foot rot, a contagious disease of the hooves of goats and sheep.

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Pink Eye or Infectious Keratoconjunctivitis

A Q&A on pink eye (infectious keratoconjunctivitis) in meat goats.

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Housing and Facilities for Meat Goats

This publication discusses housing and working facilities that will meet shelter needs for meat goats.

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes

Listeriosis in Your Herd

A Q&A on listeriosis in goats, including causes, symptoms, prevention and risk to humans.

6 days agoMeat Goat Notes