Co-Overseeing Sheep and Goats Imperative Contemplations.


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Raised Rambouillet Sheep and Angora Goats and Showed Market Lambs ... P necessities are like goats yet don't give off an impression of being as delicate ...
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Co-Managing Sheep and Goats Important Considerations Dr. Brian Faris Extension 4-H Youth Livestock Specialist Department of Animal Science North Carolina State University

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Introduction Born & Raised in Southwest Texas Raised Rambouillet Sheep and Angora Goats and Showed Market Lambs Worked for TAMU Sheep & Goat Center Angelo State University Ranch Came to North Carolina from New Mexico Currently raising fullblood and rate boers and some Southdown sheep

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Topics Similarities and Differences between Raising Sheep and Goats Nutrition Reproduction Management hones

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Nutrition Similarities Both are little ruminants CP and TDN prerequisites Stocking rate 1 cow/2 sections of land 1 cow ≈ 5 sheep 1 sheep ≈ 1 Boer or Boer cross goat

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Small ruminants Stocking rates

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Nutrition Similarities Both are little ruminants Stocking rate Differences Grazing propensities Sheep tend to munch from the base upward Goats tend to eat from the top descending

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Grazing Habits

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Nutrition Similarities Both are little ruminants Stocking rate Differences Grazing propensities Grazing inclinations

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Sheep Fairly Selective Forbs Grass Browse HAY Alfalfa Coastal Bermuda Orchardgrass Peanut Goats Very Selective Forbs Browse Grass HAY Peanut Orchardgrass Alfalfa Coastal Bermuda Grazing Preferences

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Nutrition Similarities Both are little ruminants Stocking rate Differences Grazing propensities Grazing inclinations Specific supplement necessities

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Sheep ~2%BW Dry Matter Very Sensitive to Cu P prerequisites are like goats however don\'t give off an impression of being as delicate Goats ~3%BW Dry Matter Need 2-3x Cu level Very Sensitive to P (Do not surpass 0.40% on the food tag – 0.35% is perfect) Nutrient Requirements

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Nutrition Similarities Both are little ruminants Stocking rate Differences Grazing propensities Grazing inclinations Specific supplement necessities Fat affidavit

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Sheep Goat Fat Deposition

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Lambs Self-feeder Pellet or Textured Feed 16-18% CP 1.5-2.5% Fat Kids Self-feeder Pelleted Feed 14-16% CP 2.5-3.5% Fat Nutrition

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Reproduction Similarities 5 month incubation (145-155 days) Differences Chromosome number Estrous cycle length Flushing rates/Birth rates Teat structure Out-of-Season reproducers

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Differences

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Management Practices Health Facilities Miscellaneous Management Guard creatures

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Sheep Deworm Coccidiosis Overeating Tetanus CL Ketosis Orphan Lambs Soremouth Goats Deworm Coccidiosis Overeating Tetanus CL Ketosis Orphan Kids Soremouth Floppy Kid Silent Pneumonia Health

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Sheep Shelters Fencing Electric Fence Feed Troughs Working Pens Goats Shelters Fencing Field Fence Feed Troughs Working Pens Facilities

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Sheep Less foot mind Some shearing aside from Hair breeds Horns/No horns – Does not make any difference Castrate sheep 30 days or less Goats More foot consideration Require no shearing with the exception of Angoras May disbud kids (wethers) Castrate kids at 60-90 days Miscellaneous Management

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Guard Animals Llamas Dogs Great Pyrenees Akbash Komondor Anatolian Shepherd Maremma Donkeys

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QUESTIONS

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