Small ruminants, such as these goats, offer the opportunity to efficiently graze Appalachian hillside pastures. AFSRC scientists are researching goat production in order to help farmers provide a quality goat meat product to underserved eastern U. S. markets. Jeffrey Ellison (Biological Science Technician) scratches the face of a goat while surveying the rest of the herd.
Photo by Susan Boyer
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