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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Katahdin
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Toggenburg
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Blackbelly Barbados
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
  • Gulf Coast Sheep
    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.
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    Small Ruminant Program
    This program provides educational opportunities and technical training and guidance to goat and sheep producers throughout the state of Florida.

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In 1983, Florida A&M University (FAMU), College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) recognized the role meat goats could play in complementing existing agricultural production systems. Faculty and staff at FAMU therefore, shifted their research and extension efforts to evaluating goat production as an alternative enterprise for small-scaled farmers. Nutrition and reproduction studies provided valuable data on the economics of raising goats under optimum conditions. Other studies were conducted to determine the cost-effectiveness of raising goats under alternative production systems, evaluating goat production through the intromission of Boer genetics and determining the effects of diet and management on carcass traits, composition and palatability of young goats.... (read more)


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2017 National Goat Conference

 

National Goat Consortium

When:  February 16-18th, 2017

Where: Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama

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