We teach, learn, lead and serve, connecting people with the University of Wisconsin, and engaging with them in transforming lives and communities.

Spooner Dairy Sheep Flock Dispersal Sale – October 13, 2016

The entire dairy sheep research flock at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Spooner Agricultural Research Station will be sold through an online computer auction on Thursday, October 13, 2016 beginning at 5:00 p.m. Central Time. The auction will be conducted by Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association of Baraboo, Wisconsin (http://www.equitycoop.com/). These sheep are of a high […]

Ansci logo old

Come to the 64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day!

The 64th Annual Spooner Sheep Day will be held at the Spooner Agricultural Research Station on Saturday, August 27, 2016. Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. at the Station Headquarters (W6646 Hwy 70, Spooner, WI 54801). The educational program will start at 9:20 a.m. and end at approximately 3:30 p.m. It is very likely that […]

lambs under heating lamp

Arlington Sheep Day Planned for Saturday, March 12

February 4, 2016 Previous Participant at the Arlington Sheep Day and Others: On behalf of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Animal Sciences, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, and the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative, I invite you to attend the 8th Annual Arlington Sheep Day to be held […]

Students Sheep Sale 2015

2015 Badger Production Sale Results

Press Release Badger Sheep Production Sale Results Contact: David L. Thomas, dlthomas@wisc.edu   Successful Badger Production Sale   (Arlington): The 8th Annual Badger Production Sale, a sale of purebred ewe lambs and rams from the Arlington Agricultural Research Station of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was held on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Arlington, Wisconsin. The […]


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,” […]