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LAMB 509 Is Back

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Sheep producers can learn innovative new techniques to produce consistent, high quality lamb and how to better market their specialty meats during a two-day course Dec. 17-18. The course will be taught by livestock experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and industry experts.  The Lamb 509 short course […]

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Tags: Events · Management · Marketing

Ethnic Marketing of Lamb & Mutton An Educational Program for US Sheep Producers – 2013

October 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Sheep producers across the country are invited to participate in a 4-session webinar series that is designed to help them explore the feasibility of marketing lamb and mutton to ethnic consumers. This educational outreach has been jointly designed by Richard Brzozowski of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension; Susan Schoenian of the University of Maryland […]

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Use of EAZI-BREED™ CIDR® for Sheep and Goat Operations

March 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

If you missed the presentation on “Use of EAZI-BREED™ CIDR® for Sheep and Goat Operations”, by Dr. Keith Inskeep, WVU. Do not worry.  We recorded it.  You can find the recording by following this link:  http://go.osu.edu/2013Sheep-4  It was recorded on Monday, February 25, 2013.

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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Management · Marketing · Presentations

TO FINISH OR SELL AT WEANING

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

TO FINISH OR SELL AT WEANING By: Clif Little, OSU Extension The economics of selling lambs at weaning or finishing them out is heavily influenced by the cost of feed.  Assuming at your facility, you have the option of selling lightweight weaned lambs or finishing them, let us compare the two scenarios. Feed prices may […]

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Tags: Economics · Marketing

Appalachian Grazing Conference

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Tim Fine, Miami County Program Assistant The 2009 Appalachian Grazing Conference will be held at the Lakeview Resort in Morgantown, West Virginia on March 6&7. For more information and registration details, log onto http://www.wvca.us/grazing_conference. Log on and get registered soon as the reduced lodging rate of only $76.00/single occupancy coupled with the conference registration of […]

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Tags: Economics · Events · Grazing · Management · Marketing · Nutrition · Parasites · Predators

District Sheep Meetings

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Roger High, Ohio Sheep Extension Program Specialist This O.S.U. Extension Coordinated Program is an effort to provide outreach programs in several areas of sheep production. We invite sheep and goat producers from around Ohio to come to one or more of the educational sessions to learn more about different areas of sheep and goat production. […]

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Tags: Economics · Events · Grazing · Health · Management · Marketing · Nutrition · Parasites · Predators · Wool

Small Ruminant Production School

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County A small ruminant production school for sheep and goat producers will be held this winter in Athens County. The school will be held on 5 consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning on January 27 and continuing February 3, 10, 17 and 24. The school will be held at the Athens County […]

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Tags: Events · Grazing · Management · Marketing · Nutrition

Ethnic Holiday Marketing

June 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Jeff McCutcheon, Extension Agent, Knox County (Originally Published in Sheep Team Newsletter June 2003) Many people while discussing lamb marketing or the outlook for lamb mention a bright spot in ethnic marketing. What does that mean? US Census data reveals that one in ten people living in this country were born in another country. A […]

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What Is Halal?

June 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Dave Mangione, Extension Educator, Ross County (Originally Published in Sheep Team Newsletter June 2004) Understanding the religious restrictions associated with the Muslim faith is important to accessing this consumer market. The method in which an animal is harvested for human consumption by someone of Muslim faith is very specific. The term Zalrihah is used to […]

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Would I Eat What I Produce?

June 19th, 2008 · No Comments

By Roger A. High, State Sheep Extension Associate (Originally Published in Sheep Team Newsletter February 2004) Would we eat what we produce? We must remember each and every day as we go to the barn to feed our sheep, take care of our lambs, give medications, manage our flocks, and every other aspect of sheep […]

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