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Organic production

Organic is growing food and fiber without modern synthetic inputs. It is one of the fasting growing food trends in the world. Thus, it may offer a production and marketing option for many small ruminant producers. On this page, links are organized alphabetically in drop down lists, according to topic: animal health, breeding, economics, external parasites, general information, internal parasites, marketing, meat, pasture, predator control, production, standards, transitioning, and welfare.

Click on the title bars to open and close the drop down lists.

All of the links on this page were last verified 12-Dec-2012. Please report broken links to Susan Schoenian at

Lone lamb
Grazing study in Nova Scotia: red clover vs. fescue