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Small Ruminant Grazing Conference set for Feb. 10 at Ballard Convention Center in Madisonville

Kentucky’s quality forage base provides ample opportunities for goat and sheep producers when it comes to grazing pastures. New and established producers can benefit from educational opportunities at the upcoming annual Kentucky Small Ruminant Grazing Conference. The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is teaming up with Kentucky State University, the Kentucky Sheep...

Kentucky sheep numbers increasing as more producers find them to be the ‘perfect’ choice

The gentle hills of Shepherd’s View Farm and Two Shakes Ranch in Mercer and Washington counties are home to Kentucky Lamb, one of growing number of sheep enterprises in Kentucky. (Photo from KyLamb.com)   By Tim Thornberry KyForward correspondent   Raising sheep in Kentucky is becoming more popular and for those in the business of raising the animals, they may just be the perfect livestock...