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Dairy Sheep Symposium Comes Back to Wisconsin this Fall

(MADISON):  The 21st Annual Dairy Sheep Association of North America (DSANA) Symposium will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on November 5-7, 2015 with a pre-symposium sheep milk cheese-making course on November 4, 2015. Twelve presentations by 16 animal scientists, dairy sheep producers, veterinarians, and sheep milk cheese makers and marketers will be held on November […]


Mark your calendars for Spooner Sheep Day – August 22, 2015

On behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Animal Sciences and Agricultural Research Stations and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, you are invited to attend the 63rd Annual Spooner Sheep Day to be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 22, 2015. A program, with a […]


Resource for Wisconsin’s Meat Goat Producers

About the Network Since there is no formal meat goat producer association in Wisconsin, this website, email group and information serves way for farms /individuals who raise meat goats to connect, network, share information and learn from each other.  This is an informal network. Contact Information wimeatgoatproducers@gmail.com Coordination of the Network & Invitation to Contribute Leslie, a […]


Access USDA’s Lamb Dashboard

Keep up with the latest marketing trends and information for your flock by accessing the USDA Lamb Dashboard information below: http://mpr.datamart.ams.usda.gov/amsdashboard/lamb/Lamb_Dashboard.html      


Wisconsin sheep business with UW-Madison Shepherd Todd Taylor

  Posted on February 20, 2015February 19, 2015 by extension.news Todd Taylor, Shepherd Department of Animal Science Arlington Agricultural Research Station UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences toddtaylor@wiscmail.wisc.edu (608) 846-5858 Todd Taylor talks with Sevie Kenyon about the research and extension work with the sheep at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station and gives insight […]


Virtual toolbox for Sheep & Goat Farmers

With demand for their meat, milk and fiber growing, sheep and goats offer an appealingly solid return on investment, particularly for beginning, small-scale and limited-resource farmers. But there is a lot to learn, so success can be a challenge. “Information is power. You can make a lot of mistakes if you don’t under­stand small ruminants,” […]

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Welcome to the Wisconsin Sheep and Goat Extension Website!

As this website develops, it will be updated with current news and events relating to sheep and goats, informational fact sheets and helpful links.  Please visit again to see the updated information. Please contact David L. Thomas with any questions at dlthomas@wisc.edu or by phone at (608) 263-4306.