Small Ruminant Webinar Series 2024

The Small Ruminant Webinar Series provides research-driven solutions to popular sheep production issues. It also connects sheep and goat producers to useful tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade & tips from the field.

Learn from experts and from other small producers like you!

Webinar host:

Carolyn Ihde, Small Ruminant Outreach Specialist

UW-Madison Division of Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Webinars take place via Zoom at 7:30 PM CST Register: Small Ruminant Webinars


January 24, 2024

Abortion and Respiratory Disease in Sheep and Goats

Speaker: Maggie Highland, DVM, PhD, DACVP

This informational session will focus on two disease entities that negatively impact domestic sheep and goats: pneumonia and abortion.

February 21, 2024

Lamb and Kid Care – the first 72 hours

Speaker: Roselle Busch, DVM

Up to 50% of all pre-weaning lamb and kid deaths occur in the first 24 hours after birth. This webinar will cover the common presentations for sick kids and lambs within the first few days of life and practical methods to increase the likelihood of a positive outcome.

March 27, 2024

National Sheep Improvement Plan

Speaker: Rusty Burgett – NSIP

Improving flock performance through the use of technology and genetics will be covered by Rusty Burgett, National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) Program Director.

April 24, 2024

Feeding your flock’s genetic potential with proper nutritional management

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Weaver

The webinar will covering the basics of nutritional supply and demand; examples will be provided to walk through the process of determining if nutritional demands of the flock and potential corrective actions. Grazing practices will also be discussed to lower input costs while meeting animal nutritional needs.


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