We offer a wide variety of educational resources to support the Texas sheep industry, the largest of any state. Online courses, videos, apps and in-person instructional programs, which range from shearing workshops to the annual Sheep and Goat Expo, are available to all hair and wool sheep producers.
Related Departments: Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management
Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Service Lab
The Texas A&M AgriLife Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Service Laboratory offers fiber quality and content testing, and research for a thriving natural fiber sector.
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The Texas AgriLife Fecal Egg Counting, FEC, lab performs accurate roundworm egg counts, including Haemonchus Cortortus, for sheep and goat producers.
The Texas 4-H Agriculture & Livestock Program provides a variety of unbiased resources for 4-H/FFA families, leaders and volunteers interested in youth livestock projects and agricultural advocacy.
The sheep project teaches youth to care for live animals while learning about animal health and nutrition, breeding, selection, and marketing.
TVMDL has 11 syndrome specific diagnostic plans to assist clients in efficient diagnostic testing strategies based on clinical signs or gross necropsy findings.
The Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, includes four diagnostic laboratories serving veterinarians, livestock producers and government agencies.