Friday, April 3, 2015

Sheep and Goat Workshop - El Dorado Springs

University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research are working together to put on a sheep and goat workshop on April 18th beginning at 10:00 a. m. at the Land O Lakes Youth Fairgrounds (3390 E 380 Rd, El Dorado Springs, Mo. 64744) in El Dorado, Springs, Mo.

This 6 hour workshop will include lecture, discussion, and hands on activity related to
  • Body Condition Scoring
  • FAMACHA© Scoring
  • Fecal Egg Counts
Participants will become certified in the use of the FAMACHA© eye anemia system. The FAMACHA© system, along with the Five Point Check©, is used to determine when a sheep, goat, or camelid requires deworming. The instructor for the class will be Dr. Charlotte Clifford – Rathert, DVM, Associate Professor and State Extension Specialist – Small Ruminant Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research.

The cost of the class is $35 per person and the limit on the class is 25 people. Cost will cover all material, refreshments and lunch. For more information on the class or to register contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center (113 South Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785) at 417 – 276 – 3313 or by email at Need to be registered and paid by April 15th.

Click here for the registration form: Sheep and Goat Workshop Flyer 4-18-2015

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