Thursday, February 1, 2018
Adding a Sheep Enterprise to a Cow-Calf Operation – A Producer's Perspective
Listen to a discussion of the content in this article on this episode of the BeefWatch podcast. You can subscribe to new episodes in iTunes or paste http://feeds.feedburner.com/unlbeefwatch into your podcast app.
In this month's BeefWatch Producer Perspective Podcast, Brock Terrell from Hay Springs shares how his family added a sheep enterprise to their operation. Some of the topics that Brock discusses in the interview include:
- The process the Terrell family went through to acquire their band of ewes.
- How the sheep enterprise complements their cow-calf and cropping enterprises.
- The labor requirements of having sheep and how they find shepherds.
- How the Terrell family evaluates adding enterprises to their operation.
The BeefWatch podcast is the audio companion to the monthly BeefWatch newsletter and also features bonus interviews such as the Producer Perspective.
Randy Saner is the Nebraska Extension resource for questions related to sheep and goat production. Randy can be reached at 308-532-2683 or firstname.lastname@example.org.