Sheep Production & Management Home Study Course

Sheep (PSU)

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

  • When

  • Feb. 1, 2017 - Mar. 8, 2017

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 1. 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 sheep 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 sheep production.
  • Learn how to feed to meet the nutritional needs of sheep.
  • Learn about the reproductive process in sheep.
  • Learn how to keep sheep healthy and how to correct health problems.
  • Learn effective ways to market your lambs.
  • Learn how to properly handle financial issues related to sheep production.


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