Thursday, May 31, 2012

Early arrivals

Several consignments of goats have been delivered to the test site early. The majority of goats will arrive on Saturday, June 2. Forty-nine bucks are expected for the pasture test.  An additional thirty will be part of the pen vs. pasture study.

From Indiana

From Virginia

Recently planted pasture coming up

This is the 7th year of the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test. The test is sponsored by University of Maryland Extension and is conducted at the University's Western Maryland Research & Education Center in Keedysville. The goat test team consists of small ruminant specialists and extension agents from three states and four land grant universities.