- Animals: goats, sheep
- Animal Products: dairy
- Farm Business Management: economic/marketing
The project we wish to undertake is: 1) precise evaluation of the cost of raising lambs on fresh goat’s milk as compared to powdered lamb milk re-placer. 2) assess the practical advantages and disadvantages of producing and feeding fresh goat’s milk to lambs within the context of a sheep dairy operation. The problem to be addressed is the high cost of artificially raising lambs in a dairy sheep operation.