Sheep and goats offer a low-cost entry for beginning livestock farmers and can be stocked at higher rates on smaller pastures than cattle. Sheep and goats provide meat, milk and fiber products, as well as brush control and pasture improvement services.
Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University
Dairy Goat Publications, List provided by the Missouri Alternatives Center
Meat Goat Publications, List provided by the Missouri Alternatives Center
Illustrated Guide to Sheep and Goat Production, National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Sheep Housing and Equipment Handbook, MidWest Plan Service - Iowa State University