Meat Goat Production & Management Home Study Course

Meat Goat (PSU M. Barkley)
M. Barkley, Penn State University

Interested in running a meat goat operation? Meat Goat Production & Management Home Study Course is for goat producers interested in improving their production practices and ultimately the profitability of their operation.

  • When

  • Wed., Feb. 7 - Wed., Mar. 14, 2018

Lesson Topics

  • Basic Production Information
  • Nutrition
  • Reproduction
  • Health
  • Marketing
  • Financial Information

How Does The Course Work?

  • Lessons are mailed weekly for six weeks. The first lesson will be mailed or emailed on February 7. Postal participants will receive a CD of materials.
  • Read weekly lesson materials and complete worksheet.
  • Return worksheet and any questions to the instructor.
  • Worksheets ask questions about your individual operation. You will receive personalized comments and suggestions for ways to improve your operation. If you don't own meat goats yet, simply answer the questions based on what you plan to do.

What's In It For Me?

  • Gain a better understanding of the basics of meat goat production.
  • Learn how to feed to meet the nutritional needs of meat goats.
  • Learn about the reproductive process in meat goats.
  • Learn how to keep meat goats healthy and how to correct health problems.
  • Learn effective ways to market your kids.
  • Learn how to properly handle financial issues related to meat goat production.



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