Sheep

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 ScienceRangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management

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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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Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

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.

Sheep & Goat Expo

49th Annual Sheep and Goat Field Day and 2022 Texas Sheep and Goat Expo

Friday and Saturday, August 19-20, 2022

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  • Service

    The Texas AgriLife Fecal Egg Counting, FEC, lab performs accurate roundworm egg counts, including Haemonchus Cortortus, for sheep and goat producers.

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  • Program

    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.

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  • Project

    The sheep project teaches youth to care for live animals while learning about animal health and nutrition, breeding, selection, and marketing.

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  • Service

    TVMDL has 11 syndrome specific diagnostic plans to assist clients in efficient diagnostic testing strategies based on clinical signs or gross necropsy findings.

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  • Lab

    The Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, includes four diagnostic laboratories serving veterinarians, livestock producers and government agencies.

    Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

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