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2023 Wolfpack Roundup Educational Program

No registration required! Sale will include cattle, sheep and goats.

Eastern North Carolina Workshop

Save the date! March 25 in Duplin County! Register at HERE.

Western North Carolina Workshop Series

Join us December 12, 13, or 14 for one of our Western NC Workshops! See link below for more information. 

Dec 2022 Western NC Workshops Flyer

NCSRIP Webinar Series

Feeding for Success: Nutritional Considerations for Your Small Ruminant Flock (November 17, 2022) Webinar recording available HERE.

Getting Off to the Right Start: Small Ruminant Health and Lambing/Kidding Management (December 15, 2022) Webinar recording available HERE.

Taking the Next Step: Small Ruminant Post-weaning Management (January 19, 2023) Webinar recording available HERE.

Marketing Considerations and Genetic Improvement for your Small Ruminant Flock (February 16, 2023) Webinar recording available HERE.

Reproductive Management for Improved Small Ruminant Flock Productivity (March 16, 2023) Webinar recording available HERE.

Lead Shepherd Program Mentoring Groups

Interested in working with other small ruminant producers, livestock extension agents and specialists, and NC Department of Agriculture staff to improve the productivity of your flock and profitability of your operation? Sign up for a networking group today! This is a great opportunity to learn from others, ask questions, and develop solutions for challenges you are facing. As people sign up, we will work with you to form groups and help facilitate meetings and discussion. Sign up at the link below.

Parasite Management Resources

American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (

Deworming Charts can be found HERE.

Online FAMACHA Certification can be found HERE.

Beginner Small Ruminant Producer Webinar Series Resources (Fall 2020-Spring 2021)

  • Introduction to Small Ruminants
  • Nutrition
  • Fencing and Facilities
  • General Health and Care
  • Lambing and Kidding
  • Reproductive Management

For webinar recordings and additional resources click HERE

North Carolina Small Ruminant Summit (July 24, 2021)

Proceedings and recordings can be found by clicking HERE

Production for Profit Workshops (Fall 2021)

Proceedings can be found by clicking HERE.