Sheep and Goat production upcoming workshop and webinar series

by Site Admin on December 16, 2020

VIRTUAL Events

Dec. 15, 2020 – 6 – 8:30 PM
Free Sheep & Goat Production workshop via Zoom offered by University of Missouri Extension and NRCS-MU Grasslands Project. Provides knowledge, skills, and practices that enhance economic viability and profitability.
Register or call 816-324-3147 by Dec. 14 to receive the Zoom access code. The program is free, but registration is required. Click here: https://extension.missouri.edu/events/sheep-and-goat-production
 
Begins Jan. 12, 2021
Four week webinar series on birth management for sheep and goats offered by Michigan State University Small Ruminant Extension team. Instructors include Dr. Richard Ehrhardt, Mike Metzger, M.S., and Dr. Erin Recktenwald.

  • Jan. 12, 2021 – Nutritional management to optimize birth outcomes.
  • Jan. 19, 2021 – Optimizing maternal and newborn health.
  • Jan. 26, 2021 – The normal birthing process, birth assistance and newborn care.
  • Feb. 2, 2021 – Identifying challenges on your farm and creating improvement plans.

Each session (approx. 90 minutes) will be recorded for future viewing. Fee is $40 per farm/family and includes a 40-page manual, a laminated lamb hypothermia/starvation treatment poster and access to all recorded sessions. For info, contact Carla McLachlan at 517-432-5402 or MCLACHL2@msu.edu

Jan. 28-29, 2021
ASI Annual Convention “Mountains of Opportunity” will be the first virtual convention. If you have never attended the convention, this is the perfect opportunity to listen to the latest presentations on sheep topics, new lamb companies, the American wool testing laboratory, and to attend council/committee meeting where ASI policy is established. Full member registration $25.  Click here.

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