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Livestock for Small Acreage Landowners

Richard V. Machen and Robert K. Lyons

New rural landowners are often interested in establishing livestock enterprises, even when their acreages are small. While forage availability may limit stocking rate, there are some livestock operations that can succeed on small acreages. Three of them are described in this publication--stocker calves, meat goats and hair sheep. There are details on management, facilities required, and marketing opportunities for these enterprises.

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