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If you are interested in raising livestock or poultry for personal use or as a business, then you are in luck. The Livestock and Poultry 101 Program is available for use. This program is for those interested in raising livestock or poultry from small scale and 4-H to large production.

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A Beginner’s Guide covers multiple aspects of livestock and poultry production in order to raise healthy livestock and poultry for personal use or as a commercial business. During General Sessions 1 & 2, the program will cover Purpose of different species, Processing, Marketing and Budgeting. Following this general introduction Purdue Extension Educators can then hold specific sessions on Sheep/Goats, Beef, Pigs, Poultry, Rabbits/Cavies and Horses depending on the local need.

The program includes two 3-hour introductory modules. Each species program is also 3 hours in length.

Please check back or subscribe to the DFFS newsletter to register for upcoming Beginning Livestock & Poultry 101 Signature Programs.

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Mark Kepler

Extension Educator
Fulton County

1009 W. Third Street
Rochester, IN 46975

AVAILABLE AT 8AM TO 5PM

(574) 223-3397

Mailing Address

Dr. Marissa Erasmus

Assistant Professor of Animal Science
College of Agriculture

270 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907

AVAILABLE AT 8AM TO 5PM

(765) 496-3886

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