Skip to main content

NC State Extension

NC Small Ruminant Improvement Program

en Español / em Português

El inglés es el idioma de control de esta página. En la medida en que haya algún conflicto entre la traducción al inglés y la traducción, el inglés prevalece.

Al hacer clic en el enlace de traducción se activa un servicio de traducción gratuito para convertir la página al español. Al igual que con cualquier traducción por Internet, la conversión no es sensible al contexto y puede que no traduzca el texto en su significado original. NC State Extension no garantiza la exactitud del texto traducido. Por favor, tenga en cuenta que algunas aplicaciones y/o servicios pueden no funcionar como se espera cuando se traducen.


Inglês é o idioma de controle desta página. Na medida que haja algum conflito entre o texto original em Inglês e a tradução, o Inglês prevalece.

Ao clicar no link de tradução, um serviço gratuito de tradução será ativado para converter a página para o Português. Como em qualquer tradução pela internet, a conversão não é sensivel ao contexto e pode não ocorrer a tradução para o significado orginal. O serviço de Extensão da Carolina do Norte (NC State Extension) não garante a exatidão do texto traduzido. Por favor, observe que algumas funções ou serviços podem não funcionar como esperado após a tradução.


English is the controlling language of this page. To the extent there is any conflict between the English text and the translation, English controls.

Clicking on the translation link activates a free translation service to convert the page to Spanish. As with any Internet translation, the conversion is not context-sensitive and may not translate the text to its original meaning. NC State Extension does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Please note that some applications and/or services may not function as expected when translated.

Collapse ▲

Dr. Weaver’s Eastern Alliance for Production Katahdins Newsletter Articles

EAPK Spring 2024 Newsletter- “Using CIDRs for Precision Management”

EAPK Winter 2023 Newsletter- “Quantifying the Climate Benefits of Prescribed Grazing”

EAPK Spring 2023 Newsletter- “Impact of NSIP Status on Ram Value”

EAPK Winter 2022 Newsletter- “Late Gestation Management Considerations”

EAPK Summer 2022 Newsletter- “NC State Sheep Research Update”

EAPK Fall 2021 Newsletter- “Making Genetic Progress”

2024 Wolfpack Roundup Educational Program

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

Webinar Recordings!

Did you miss one of our webinars over the last couple years? All of the recordings are posted on Youtube. Below you will find two links that will direct you to the recordings for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 webinar series.

2022-2023 Webinar Series: Click HERE.

2023-2024 Webinar Series: Click HERE.

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.