— Rusty Lee, goat producer, GA
HoofPrint is published by the Kentucky Sheep & Goat Development Office.
Health & Management
Covering common issues such as kidding and lambing, animal health, reproduction, parasite management, and record keeping.
HoofPrint: The Small Ruminant Magazine is a quarterly periodical whose goals are to promote better animal health, husbandry, and knowledge among sheep and goat producers.
HoofPrint is the joint effort of members of the sheep and goat industries and serves as a united voice for all small ruminant producers.
HoofPrint serves as an a ordable means for sheep and goat related organizations to distribute membership information to their members through our partner program.
HoofPrint Partners receive two facing pages in each issue to highlight their specific organization news and events.
CURRENT HoofPrint PARTNERS:
“Got my latest edition of HoofPrint and once again I am amazed at the quality of the articles. The information continues to be pertinent and helpful for the sheep and goat industry. The information helps producers regardless of where we live or how many goats we run. Keep up the good work.”
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Does Your Association Need a Newsletter?
For $10 per member, your association can become a Partner. As a Partner your association will receive:
a high quality, eye catching quarterly publication devoted solely to sheep and goat production and marketing
directly mailed to your members for one low cost
a high profile means for keeping your members up to date on your news and events
an excellent means for keeping up with sheep and goat news from surrounding states
a place on the HoofPrint Editorial Board to help determine content that effects you and your members
an excellent tool for recruitment
Two Partner Options:
Associations Under 100
$125/quarter for associations under 100 members, receive 1 page per issue to highlight your association news and upcoming events.
Associations 100 or over
$250/quarter for associations of 100 members ($2.50 per person over 100), receive 2 page per issue to highlight your association news and upcoming events.
To become a Partner, contact
Kelley Yates, HoofPrint Editor
Advertise with us!
1,500 + copies printed quarterly
500 direct mailed to producers distributed to 42 states
1000 distributed at industry events (festivals, national shows & sales, educational events, etc.)
Our audience is the sheep and goat producers, the every day farmers that make management and purchasing decisions.
HoofPrint is distributed to 42 states, but our core audience consists of the Eastern US sheep and goat producers.
The Southeast US has more than 68,000 sheep and goat producers with over 1.5 million sheep and goats.
According to a recent survey of sheep and goat producers:
The average producer spends over $4,100 each year in purchased feeds.
The average producer spends over $1,500 each year on goat and sheep related equipment and supplies.
1.5 million sheep and goats have the potential to produce 3 million lambs and kids to be marketed each year.
Ad Size 1 Issue Rate
Full Page $450
Half Page $250
1/3 Page $190
1/4 Page $160
Rates decrease with multiple ad commitments.
Ads are due by the 15th of the following months:
February (for Spring)
May (for Summer)
August (for Fall)
November (for Winter)
If you have breeding stock, services or products to sell, a Breeder Ad is a great way to advertise.
Breeder Ads are business card size and can run in multiple quarterly issues.
$50 for 1 ad
$160 for 4 ads
We can help with the ad design for just $35.
To get your Breeder Ad, contact Kelley Yates, HoofPrint Editor.