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Additional Resources

 

Keeping and Using Flock Records 
by: Dr. Debra Aaron

Ewe and Lamb Vaccination Schedule

Body Condition Scoring by: Dr. Don Ely

Can Copper Sulfate Control Stomach Worm Infestations by: Dr. Don Ely

Mastitis in Small Ruminants
by: Dr. Jerusha Lay

Vaccinations: Preventing the Preventable Disease

by: Dr. Beth Johnson, DVM

Let's Talk Docking

by: Paighton Lewis

Hand Rearing Orphan Lambs and Kids

by: Dr. Beth Johnson, DVM

Lamb Galore

by: Dr. Don Ely

Sell 'em Light? Sell 'em Heavy?

by. Dr. Debra Aaron

Sell 'em Light? Sell 'em Heavy?

by. Dr. Don Ely

Genetic Selection at Your Fingertips

by: NSIP

News to Ewes: Annual Ewe Management Programs for Production of Milk-Fed Slaughter Lambs
By: Dr. Don Ely

News to Ewes: Stockpiling Forages for Fall and Winter
By: Dr. Don Ely

Production Tips for Lamb, Goat and Wool Production for Direct Marketing

Dr. Don Ely, University of Kentucky, explains how to determine the mature weight of the animals you plan to market. (starts at 6:00 minutes)

Urinary Calculi 

by: Dr. Beth Johnson, DVM

Is Creep Feeding a Profitable Undertaking?

by: Dr. Don Ely

2021 Kentucky Sheep and Goat Management Calendar

Archived HoofPrint articles

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2020 Lamb & Kid Price Trends

Jason Wachter,

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

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NSIP Q & A

Rusty Burgett, NSIP Program Director

More information regarding NSIP

More videos on NSIP

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Preventing Contagious Diseases in Small Ruminants

Dr. Jerusah Lay, DVM

Kentucky State University

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How to Read a Market Report

Jason Wachter, Kentucky Department of Agriculture Small Ruminant Market Specialist

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2020 Prime & Choice Lamb and Kid Price Trends- January through March 2020

Jason Wachter, Kentucky Department of Agriculture Small Ruminant Marketing Specialist, explains the current market trends for early 2020.

Download PDF of Price Charts

April 2020 Price Charts

May-July 2020 Price Charts

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How to Find Current Livestock Market Reports

Learn how to find current livestock market reports from the USDA MARS Livestock Market News website prior to June 2019.

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How to Find Archived Livestock Market Reports- Starting January 2020

Learn how to find archived livestock market reports from the USDA MARS Livestock Market News website starting January 2020.

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Stockyard Slug codes:

Bowling Green: 2215

Maysville: 2216

Richmond: 2217

Paris: 2218

Washington: 2219

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How to Find Archived Livestock Market Reports- Prior to June 2019

Learn how to find archived livestock market reports from the USDA Livestock Market News website prior to June 2019. Please note the video references a sale in Paintsville, which no longer exists. 

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Stockyard codes:

Bowling Green: SV_LS551

Maysville: SV_LS553

Richmond: SV_LS554

Paris: SV_LS555

Washington: SV_LS556

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How EBVs Can Improve Small Ruminant Health and Production

R. Reed Redden, PhD

Associate Professor,

State Sheep and Goat Specialist

@TAMUSheepandGoat

@AggieSheepGoat

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How to Drench Less

R. Reed Redden, PhD

Associate Professor,

State Sheep and Goat Specialist

@TAMUSheepandGoat

@AggieSheepGoat

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What to do in case of an Emergency

Dr. Beth Johnson, DVM

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Office of State Veterinarian

502-782-5917, 502-545-6273

bethc.johnson@ky.gov

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Scrapie Program Updates 

Dr. Beth Johnson, DVM

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Office of State Veterinarian

502-782-5917, 502-545-6273

bethc.johnson@ky.gov

The National Scrapie Program underwent changes that were official March 2019. Dr Beth Johhnson, DVM from the Kentucky State Veterinary Office explains how these changes impact Kentucky producers.

 

Find Quick References at these times:

  • Scrapie Disease Definition, Clinical Signs, Diagnosis, Transmission, and Genotype Testing (Beginning)

  • National Scrapie Regulations 5:31.8

  • Owner/Hauler Statement 12:23.4

  • How to get KY Farm ID, Premise ID and Tags 16:02.1

  • Exceptions to New Rules 19:18.8

  • Additional Official KY ID Requirements 20:01.5

  • Required Records 25:52.5

  • Tag Advice & Tips 27:30.6

  • Official ID Devices & Methods 28:56.10

  • Ear Tag Retention 32:48.3

  • Rules for Tattoos 37:39.0

  • Proper EID Placement 42:09.0

  • Records Required for Purchase, Sale & Disposal 42:58.5

  • Information Source 47:57.3 Questions 48:58.5

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Alternative Parasite Control & Maintaining Gut Health and Nutrition to Maximize Immunity

Susan Schoenian, University of Maryland Sheep and Goat Specialist

Water, Feed and Shelter Systems for Rota

Feeding, watering and sheltering systems for rotational grazing

Susan Schoenian, University of Maryland Sheep and Goat Specialist, 

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Predators and Predation Management

An Peischel, Small Ruminant Specialist & Owner of Goats Unlimited

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Reproduction Management for Healthy Goats

An Peischel, Small Ruminant Specialist & Owner of Goats Unlimited

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Low Stress Livestock Handling

An Peischel, Small Ruminant Specialist & Owner of Goats Unlimited