Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producer Association

Supporting, Promoting and Protecting Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers



Nebraska Does Well At NMIWW

A Dream Come True... Saidi Ringenberg of Lexington (right) received first place in the Senior Division of the National Make It With Wool competition, January 19-21, in Fort Worth, Texas. Emma Olson of Sargent (left) was fourth runner-up in the... Continue Reading →

Tips for Artificial Rearing of Lambs/Kids

In many sheep flocks and goat herds there are orphaned lambs or kids and many prolific ewes/does have too many lambs/kids for the milking ability of the natural mother. Artificial rearing should only be considered when the option to foster... Continue Reading →

2022 Lambing and Kidding School  

January 22, 2022 North Platte, NE The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers along with the Nebraska Extension are holding their 4th annual Lambing and Kidding School in North Platte, NE on January 22, 2022.  We have a great program planned... Continue Reading →

Webinar Series Discusses use of Genomics in Sheep 

A series of webinars on sheep genomics has been scheduled for the coming month. While the first webinar (A New Age in Sheep Breeding) was earlier this week, producers interested in using genomics in their operations should plan to attend... Continue Reading →

Virtual Pipestone Lambing Time Short course and Tour

This short course is available to help producers recognize and effectively deal with common lambing time problems. The short course focuses on the management prior to, during and after lambing and the affect it has on lamb losses, pounds of... Continue Reading →

Sheep and Goat Identification Requirements

The purpose of identifying sheep and goats is to enable trace back of scrapie-positive animals to their flock or herd of origin, and to trace animals out of infected flocks. The following animals are required to be identified with official... Continue Reading →

Presenting the ASI Research Update Podcast

December 8, 2020 For More Information Contact: Erica Sanko -- DENVER -- In May 2020, the American Sheep Industry Association rolled out the ASI Research Update Podcast. The podcast focuses on industry experts sharing relevant sheep production practices and... Continue Reading →

Nebraskan Youth Do Well at National Make It With Wool Contest!

Saidi Ringenberg of Lexington, and Abigail Olson of Sargent, represented Nebraska at the National Make It With Wool competition held in conjunction with the American Sheep Industry Association Convention, January 24-26, in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to Andrea Nisley, State... Continue Reading →

Shearing Survey

Please take a minute and take our sheep shearing survey. We are trying to gather more data about our association members so we can properly serve you! The survey will take one to two minutes to complete and other responses are... Continue Reading →

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