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15 matches found for pygmy goats for sale in pa in Extension Publications

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  1. 100% Ag Alternatives: Meat Goat Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Goat is the most highly consumed meat in the world; andmore goat?s milk is consumed worldwide than cow?s milk.In the United States, meat goat production is increasingbecause of goats? economic value as efficient converters oflow-quality forages into quality meat, milk, and hideproducts for specialty markets."

  2. 100% Agricultural Alternatives: Dairy Goat Production [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Dairy goat production is an alternative livestock enterprisesuitable for many small-scale or part-time livestock operations.Some dairy goat producers have been successful inpasteurizing goat milk and building an on-farm juggingbusiness; others have ventured into processed milk productsfor retail distribution. The potential also exists for selling milk to processors, usually on a regional basis. Although fluid milk and processed products are important markets, dairy goat producers should also consider the potential for selling animals to hobbyists and youth involved in vocational agriculture livestock projects."

  3. 85% Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars and Selections under Fairway Conditions (1993-97) [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Tests of commercially-available turfgrass cultivars and experimental selections are conducted annually in University Park, PA to provide turfgrass managers, seed industry representatives, county extension agents, and other interested persons with information about turfgrass characteristics and performance. In September 1993, 21 bentgrass cultivars and selections were established at the Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center in University Park, PA. Entries were supplied by the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). The following is a report on the performance of these entries from 1993 to 1997."

  4. 85% Performance of Fine Fescue Cultivars and Selections (1993-1996) [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Tests of commercially available turfgrass cultivars and experimental selections are conducted annually in University Park, PA to provide turfgrass managers, seed industry representatives, county extension agents, and other interested persons with information about turfgrass characteristics and performance. In September 1993, sixty-six fine fescue cultivars and selections were established at the Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center in University Park, PA. Entries were supplied by the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). The following is a report on the performance of these entries between 1993 and 1996."

  5. 85% Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars and Selections under Fairway Conditions (1998-2002) [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Tests of commercially available turfgrass cultivars and experimental selections are conducted annually in University Park, PA to provide turfgrass managers, seed industry representatives, county extension agents, and other interested persons with information about turfgrass characteristics and performance. In September 1998, 26 bentgrass cultivars and selections were established at the Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center in University Park, PA. Entries were supplied by the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). The following is a report on the performance of these entries from 1998 through 2002."

  6. 85% Performance of Bentgrass Cultivars and Selections under Putting Green Conditions (1998-2002) [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Publications

    "Tests of commercially available turfgrass cultivars and experimental selections are conducted annually in University Park, PA to provide turfgrass managers, seed industry representatives, county extension agents, and other interested persons with information about turfgrass characteristics and performance. In September 1998, twenty-nine bentgrass cultivars and selections were established at the Joseph Valentine Turfgrass Research Center in University Park, PA. Entries were supplied by the National Turfgrass Evaluation Program (NTEP). The following is a report on the performance of these entries from 1998 through 2002."

  7. 74% 4-H Market Goat Project Reference Guide
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "This link will provide information on how to start your own 4-H market goat project. It includes everything from getting started to the different breeds of goats."

  8. 74% Benefits of Ultrasound in Meat Goat Breeding Programs [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Ultrasound technology has progressed significantly to the point where its use can markedly enhance selection of breeding animals and mating decisions for a variety of meat animal species. Identification of potential breeding animals that excel in economically important carcass traits is just one criterion necessary for a successful meat goat breeding program. Other important selection criteria may include: prolificacy, milking ability of nannies, growth rate and efficiency of gain, etc. This fact sheet will focus on the use of compositional ultrasound for identifying meat goats with superior carcass characteristics."

  9. 74% Use of Compositional Ultrasound in Meat Goat Selection Programs [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "Identification of potential breeding animals that excel in economically important carcass traits is just one criterion necessary for a successful meat goat breeding program. Other important selection criteria may include: prolificacy, milking ability of nannies, growth rate and efficiency of gain, etc. Ultrasound technology has progressed significantly to the point where its use can markedly enhance selection of meat goats."

  10. 70% Sources of food processing wastes, hay and feed ingredients [pdf]Get Acrobat Reader
    Source: Penn State - Dairy and Animal Science Publications

    "List of addresses and phone numbers for sources of feed sold directly to farmers or arranged for local sales at intermediate prices. Other sources may exist."

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