Presentation on theme: "Where is the Sheep and Goat Industry Going? By: Dustin W. Warren."— Presentation transcript:
Where is the Sheep and Goat Industry Going? By: Dustin W. Warren
How Many of You……? ► Have eaten Lamb or Goat in the past two weeks? ► Are wearing something made of wool? ► See Lamb or Goat products in the Super Market? ► See Wool Products at Clothing Stores. (Where did the wool come from) (Where did the wool come from)
Lets Admit It!!!! ► The sheep and goat industry is in trouble!
Jr. Livestock Show Industry ► Thriving ► What most of us see when we think about sheep and goats ► Often not practical ► Not every state is like Texas when it comes to Stock Showing.
Why is the Market declining? ► Lack of popularity of product (Low Consumer Demand) ► Cost of product ► Culture ► Cheaper somewhere else ► Better alternatives ► Not educated on the product
World Sheep Industry ► Dominated by 3 countries ► New Zealand ► Australia ► China
What can we do to improve the U.S. Sheep and Goat Industry? ► Establish New Markets ► Promote Products ► Reproductive Efficiency ► Make it more available ► Value added Products ► Decrease cost of production ► Ect.