Sheep and Goat Ranching 101

Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
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This course is for beginners that want to learn more about raising sheep and goats. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension specialists use videos to guide you through the first steps to get your production going.

Course Information

This online course is for beginners that want to learn more about raising sheep and goats. It is taught by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension sheep and goat specialists. Using instructional videos, they guide you through the first steps to getting your operation started. They also provide you with the basic knowledge you will need to maintain your operation.

This course provides essential information for:

  • small farms or ranches with less than 100 acres
  • new landowners or managers
  • retirees moving back to the homestead

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