DFFS Small Ruminants Text

Sheep and goats can be used for many purposes. They share many similarities and differences that can be appreciated.

Trying to figure out what type of animal will work best for your operation?

To find more information take a look at the Sheep and Goat Page from Purdue University

On this page, you will find publications and resources for sheep and meat goats.

Common Diseases and Health Problems in Sheep and Goats

This publication describes disease prevention, vaccination programs, major diseases and parasites in sheep and goats, and more.

Managing Internal Parasitism in Sheep and Goats

Parasites can be a problem in both sheep and goats. Learn the basics of parasites and their control in small ruminants in this publication.

Footrot in Sheep and Goats

Footrot is a costly disease in the sheep and goat industry. This publication describes the disease's causes and symptoms, as well as methods for preventing and eradicating the disease.

Dairy Goats @ Purdue University

If you're looking for more of the dairy side of goat production, check out this website!

Llama and Alpacas

Llama and Alpaca

Penn State Extension has a variety of resources from nutrition, health, manure, and business management. Click to learn more.