Small Ruminant Symposium: New Opportunities for Dairy Sheep and Goats

Section: Small Ruminant
Day/Time: Monday 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
Location: 310/311
Chair: Gerardo Caja, University Autonoma of Barcelona
Please note: last-minute changes to the program may not be reflected here.
9:30 AM
Introduction
G. Caja
9:35 AM
#117 Current market trends of sheep and goat milk, farm structures and production costs.
G. Pulina
10:00 AM
#118 ADSA┬«-EAAP Speaker Exchange Presentation: Compositional and functional differences of ewe and goat’s milk and dairy products with regard to cow’s milk and dairy products.
P. Roncada
10:25 AM
#119 Update on lactation biology and milking strategies of small ruminants.
M. Rovai
10:50 AM
Break
11:05 AM
#120 Currently available genetic resources in the United States for dairy sheep and dairy goat production.
D. Thomas
11:30 AM
#121 Intake prediction and energy requirements for lactating dairy small ruminants: Comparison of systems.
A. Cannas
11:55 AM
#122 ADSA┬«-EAAP Speaker Exchange Presentation: Animal–environment interactions in dairy small ruminants: Cause-and-effect relationships and strategies of alleviation.
A. A. K. Salama
12:20 PM
Joint discussion and concluding remarks
G. Caja