Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Goat Rancher Sire Edition coming in June

This is the cover of the 2015 Herdsire Issue.
If you want national exposure for your sire, here it is!

The June 2016 issue of Goat Rancher will feature special articles targeting buck health, management and promotion — plus advertising opportunities for well-known and up-and-coming herdsires — including Boer, Kiko, Savanna, Myotonic, Spanish and more.

In addition to being mailed to our thousands of subscribers, the Goat Rancher Sire Edition will be available at the American Boer Goat Association National Show and other goat events around the nation, the Labor Day Weekend sales and at newsstands at most Tractor Supply Co. stores.

Goat Rancher is offering an early-bird discount. Book your half-page or larger color ad by 5 p.m. May 2 and get a 5% discount. CALL US THIS WEEK!

Submit your print-ready ad* by 5 p.m. May 9 and get an extra 5% off.
That’s a total of up to 10% off your Sire Edition ad. (Print-ready ads must be a correctly sized, high-resolution PDF or JPEG format.)

If you don’t have a graphic designer, we can build your ad for you — at no extra charge!

To learn more about our advertising rates and specifications, click here:

To book your ad or for more information, call 662-562-9529 or e-mail goatrancher@hughes.net.

Friday, April 1, 2016

LSU Small Ruminant Field Day April 30

You are invited to attend the Small Ruminant Field Day on Saturday, April 30, at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine on Skip Bertman Drive, Baton Rouge, La.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the program starting at 8:30 a.m. with fee of $5 per person or $10 for a family of 3 or less that includes lunch and handout materials.

Kentwood Co-op, Kentwood, La., is the major sponsor of the field day hosted by the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU Ag Center, and Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

8:45 am Forage management, nutrition, and health synergies
9:45 am Feeding with distiller grains
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Infectious and parasitic diseases
11:00 am Reproduction performance
11:30 am Drug use and off-label issues
12:00 pm Working lunch   FAMACHA® certification for interested producers 
    ($10 additional fee to cover card cost)
  1:00 pm Herd management cycle 
  1:30 pm Southern University agricultural research and extension update 
  2:00 – 3:30 pm Demonstrations and hands-on management practices, TigerStadium.
            • FAMACHA® certification practice
• Fecal collection, blood collection, injections  
• Banding, docking, castration, body condition scoring

For more information, contact Jim Miller, 225-578-9652, jmille1@lsu.edu or Ken McMillin, 225-578-3438, kmcmillin@agcenter.lsu.edu.