Sheeprofit Day is back!!!!

Selection and Management of Replacement Stock

Date: May 24, 2018
Location: C. Oran Little Research Center Sheep Unit, 1171 Midway Road (U.S. Highway 62), Versailles, KY, 40383.
Registration: 3:30 to 4:00 p.m. EDT.
Program: 4:00-6:00pm

Pre-registration required. Go here to register.

Mr. Warren Beeler

The keynote speaker will be Mr. Warren Beeler, Director of the Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy. He will discuss “What’s the Future for Kentucky’s Sheep Industry?” This address will be followed by a lamb dinner.


Presentations will include:


Selection Based on Genetics, Performance, and Visual Appraisal

Debra Aaron: Professor, Animal and Food Sciences
Endre Fink: Manager, UK Sheep Unit
Ann Leed: Academic Program Coordinator, Animal and Food Sciences

Management from Birth Through First Lambing
Don Ely: Professor, Animal and Food Sciences
Frank Berry: Research Coordinator, UK Sheep Unit

Breeding sheep for sale!

Time will be available to see:

  • ewes with April-born lambs,
  • ewes in breeding groups for fall lambing,
  • artificial lamb rearing,
  • finishing market lambs,
  • a stud ram battery, and
  • breeding sheep for sale.

Bring Your Wool!

The 2018 KY Wool Pool is collecting wool from 9am-3pm before Sheeprofit day at the UK Sheep Unit. Learn more about the Wool Pool.