Susan Schoenian is a Sheep and Goat specialist at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center. She has been with University of Maryland Extension since 1988. Previously, she served as a Regional Farm Management Specialist (Eastern Shore region) and county agricultural agent in Wicomico County. Susan holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Animal Science from Virginia Tech and Montana State University, respectively. Susan lives on a small sheep farm (called The Baalands) in Clear Spring, Maryland. She shares her home with her cat, Max, and dog, Zak.