Thursday, December 8, 2011

2012 VA-NC Shepherds' Symposium

The annual Virginia-North Carolina Shepherds' Symposium will be held January 6-7, 2012, at the Alphin-Stuart Livestock Arena on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Program topics include:  Sheep parasite management: past, present, and future; On farm application of FAMACHA for parasite control; Experiences with direct marketing lamb  and wool;  Management and feeding tips for the ewe flock; improving carcass merit in sheep; and Experiences with using CIDRs to induce fall lambing.

Full registration is $25 and includes lunch, breaks, and materials. Youth registration is only $10.  The deadline for pre-registration is January 2.

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