Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program Annual Lambing Time Short Course and Bus Tour

by Site Admin on January 4, 2019

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the 2019 Pipestone Lamb and Wool Program Lambing Time Short Course and Bus Tour which will be held on February 8th and 9th in Pipestone. We have an excellent program planned and we will be touring outstanding sheep operations. The program starts with Friday evening discussion from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday will begin at 8:00 a.m. with lambing time management and health topics. The afternoon will be spent touring and viewing two successful sheep operation. The program will conclude at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday

The purpose of this short course and bus tour is to help producers recognize and effectively deal with common lambing time problems. We are fortunate to have Dr. Goelz, a highly qualified sheep veterinarian on the program to share his thought on common lamb and ewe health problems. South Dakota State University Sheep Special, Dr. Jeff Held will be on the Friday evening program. Touring two top area sheep operation Saturday afternoon will provide an opportunity for individuals to see firsthand how other sheep producers recognize and deal with lambing time problems. You will see how they lay out their lambing barn, set up creep pens, graft lambs, dock, vaccinate, feed and management of their lambs and ewes. The farm demonstration session will provide an excellent learning opportunity.

For those who are unable to attend our short course and bus tour please consider our web based Lambing Time Management Series which consists of 6 recorded topics that can be viewed through an Internet connection in the comfort of your home or office.

For more information visit our web page www.pipestonesheep.com or contact Angie Houselog at 507-825-6822 or Email: angela.houselog@mnwest.edu

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