Monday, April 4, 2011

Sheepman Supply to host IPM workshop

Sheepman Supply Company will be hosting an Integrated Parasite Management (IPM) Workshop on Saturday, July 16, 2011, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at their store in Frederick, Maryland.

Workshop participants will become certified in the use of the FAMACHA© eye anemia system. 

The workshop will consist of two hours of lecture/discussion and two hours of hands-on training (FAMACHA© and fecal egg counting).  The instructor will be Susan Schoenian, University of Maryland Extension Sheep & Goat Specialist.

The registration fee is $35 per person, farm, or family. The fee includes a laminated FAMACHA© card and reference booklet and covers other workshop expenses. Registration is limited.

To register, send your name, contact information, and registration fee (checks payable to the University of Maryland) to Susan Schoenian, Western Maryland Research & Education Center, 18330 Keedysville, MD  21736. For information, contact Susan at (301) 432-2767 x343 or

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