Cornell Discussion Group on Commercial Small Ruminant Management Formed

Amy Barkley, Livestock Specialist
Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program

November 17, 2020
Cornell Discussion Group on Commercial Small Ruminant Management Formed

This discussion group was formed to connect sheep and goat farmers, extension staff, researchers, and service providers to share experiences and information on sheep and goat management. The group will focus on commercial production of all types including goat and sheep dairies, solar array grazers, traditional meat and fiber operations and grass-fed farms. This discussion group will meet virtually via ZOOM at 7:30 pm on the third Thursday of every month. The first meeting will be November 19th at 7:30 pm to focus on "winter feeding". If you are interested in participating in this discussion group, please fill out this online Google Form!

Your participation in this discussion group is greatly appreciated! 


This program is being hosted by:


Dr. Michael L. Thonney

Cornell University

114 Morrison Hall

mlt2@cornell.edu

607-592-5891


Dr. tatiana Luisa Stanton

Cornell Small Ruminant Extension Specialist

tls7@cornell.edu

607-229-9066


Dr. Niko Kochendoerfer

Postdoctoral Associate

nk584@cornell.edu

607-279-3474





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