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Cornell Self-feeder
Self-feeder picture

Self-feeder picture

Self-feeder side drawing

Self-feeder side drawing

Self-feeder top drawing

Self-feeder top drawing

Self feeder end drawing

Self feeder end drawing

Designed by Eric Stevens Drawings Materials

  • 5 – 4′ x 8′ x 3/4″ MDO (good on 1 side) @ $69.82 = $349.10
  • 12 – 2″ x 4″ x 8′ spruce @ $3.10 = $37.20
  • 2 – 4″ x 4″ x 8′ pressure treated @ $8.24 = $16.48
  • Fasteners (screws) not priced.
  • Total cost of lumber = $402.78
  • Prices as of 30 November 2006.



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Cornell Small Ruminant Management List Server
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Cornell Sheep Program Home

Frequently used

Solar grazing

From Cornell University

Dairy sheep

From other academic and Extension sources 

From industry


  • ASI Sheep Care Guide
  • Sheep & Goat Research Journal
  • Storey's Guide to Raising Sheep: Breeds, Care, Facilities (search for this on-line)
  • The Sheep Book (by Ron Parker) (search for this on-line)


Michael L. Thonney, Professor
Director, Cornell Sheep Program and Graduate Field of Animal Science
114 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801

Dan L. Brown, Associate Professor
Nutritional Toxicologist
320 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801

tatiana L. Stanton, Extension Associate
Goat Specialist
114 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801 

Niko Kochendoerfer, PhD Student and Graduate Assistant
110 Morrison Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-4801

Cornell Cooperative Extension Field Educators (posted on Mike Baker's Beef Cattle web site)

Interns, Students, and Volunteers

Major revision: October 2015
Please contact Mike Thonney at if you can't find something from the previous version.
Copyright © 2015 Michael L. Thonney

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