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The following videos and their supporting documents are from a series of webinars given in the Fall of 2010 and 2011. The program was a cooperative effort between Purdue University, University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University.
The videos are edited and presented as stand alone topics. They are available for anyone's use, however, appropriate credit must be given.

Kentucky State Goat Page | Univ. of Kentucky Goat Page | Purdue Univ. Goat Page

A set of DVDs with the video content are available below
 

Videos

Fall 2010

Internal Parasites in the Meat Goat
Dr. Ken Andries, Kentucky State University, discusses prevention, detection and treatment of internal parasites in the meat goat. This program last approximately 48 minutes.
External Parasites in Meat Goats
Dr. Mike Neary, Extension Small Ruminant Specialist, Purdue University, explains how to spot and cope with lice and other external parasites of meat goats and sheep. This presentation lasts approximately 21 minutes.
Doe Nutrition
Terry Hutchens, Extension Goat Specialist, University of Kentucky, discusses the correct levels of nutrition for the various stages of a doe's life.
Alternative Forages for Meat Goats
Dr. Ken Andries, Kentucky State University, explains the many kinds of forages that be utilized when feeding meat goats.
Vaccinations, Common Diseases of the Meat Goat
Dr. Michelle Bilderback, DVM, Ruminant Extension Veterinarian, University of Kentucky, discusses the importance of a good meat goat herd health program.
Urinary Calculi in Goats
Terry Hutchens, Extension Goat Specialist, University of Kentucky, gives some insight on the problem of urinary calculi in goats.
Diagnosing and Preventing Foot Rot in your Goats and Sheep
Dr. Mike Neary, Extension Small Ruminant Specialist, Purdue University, explains how to spot, treat and prevent foot rot in your goats and sheep.
Coccidiosis in Goats and Sheep
Dr. Mike Neary, Extension Small Ruminant Specialist, Purdue University, discusses the prevention and treatment of one of the most pervasive diseases in goats and sheep; Coccidiosis.

Fall 2011

Sheep, Lamb and Goat Markets
Situation, Outlook and Issues
Erica Rosa-Sanko, Agricultural Economist, Livestock Marketing Informention Center, discusses the current outlook on marketing goats and sheep and reviews the past trends, current news and how they affect forecasting.
Contolling Feed Costs, Big Challenges, Big Changes
Dr. Dan Morrical, Iowa State University, informs us how to control feeding costs with sheep and goats.
Getting Ready for Kids
Dr. Ken Andries, Kentucky State University, tells us how to prepare to raise kids to their full potential.

Fall 2012

2013 pasture considerations following the drought.
Keith Johnson, Forage Specialist Purdue University

Differences between raising show goats and commercial goats
Mark Kepler, Purdue University Extension
 
 

Supporting Documents

Powerpointâ„¢ Slides from the videos

Alternative Forages for Goats
Coccidiosis
Doe Nutrition
External Parasites
Foot Rot
Herd Health
Internal Parasites
Urinary Calculi

Other Supporting Documents

Managing Small Grains for Livestock Forage
Chicory: An Alternative Livestock Forage
Common Diseases and Health Problems in Sheep and Goats
Foot Rot in Sheep and Goats
Mycotoxin Concerns in Sheep and Meat Goat Feeding
Tools for Managing Internal Parasites in Small Ruminants: Copper Wire Particles
Growing Lespedeza in Kentucky
Mineral Supplementation
Why Can't I Get Rid of Footrot and Foot Scald?
Langston University Goat & Research Extension
To order your DVD copy of the Fall meat goat lectures print fill out the order form below along with $15 to the address on the form.