Evaluating a Goat for Purchase
May 5, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online Webinar - Zoom
HostSouthwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program
585 268 7644
EVALUATING A GOAT FOR PURCHASE
A FREE Live Seminar for Veterans
Thursday, May 5th , 2022
6pm - 7:30pm
Online webinar via Zoom
Registration is REQUIRED by visiting tinyurl.com/FarmOpsGoat by COB May 3rd or call Kelly at 585 268 7644.
Have you ever considered raising goats on your farm or homestead? Compact, hardy, and endlessly entertaining, these small ruminants can be equally challenging and rewarding to raise for meat, dairy, and companions. Veterans are invited to join this free virtual seminar to learn more about the options for getting started with goat production, and how to get started on the right hoof. Selecting goats for purchase can be a daunting task, but we'll equip you with the tools and know how you need to select
animals that will make your goat adventures worthwhile.
Cornell Cooperative Extension's Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program is a partnership between Cornell University and the five Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany, Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Steuben Counties. CCE is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities and provides equal program and employment opportunities. For accommodations and accessibility concerns, please contact Katelyn Walley Stoll by calling 716 640 0522.
Farm Ops aims to support military service members and veterans who desire to explore and/or pursue agricultural vocations. Visit us on the web at: smallfarms.cornell.edu/projects/farm-ops/
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