Tuesday, October 8, 2013

2013 Lambing & Kidding School

Dr. Mara Mullinix
The 2013 Lambing & Kidding School will be held Saturday, December 7, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center in Keedysville.

The school will include separate, concurrent educational tracts for youth and adult participants. The school is intended for beginning producers as well as experienced ones. The youth program is suggested for youth ages 12 and above.

The main speaker will be Dr. Mara Mullinix. Dr. Mullinix has a mixed veterinary practice in Monrovia, Maryland. She has considerable experience working with small ruminants and is the consulting vet for the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test.

The cost of attending the Lambing & Kidding School is $40 per person; $25 per youth (age 18 and under). Checks made payable to the University of Maryland should be mailed to Lambing & Kidding School, Western Maryland Research & Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756. It is also possible to pre-register and pay online at https://13lkschool.eventbrite.com/.

The deadline for pre-registration is Friday, November 22.

Conference proceedings will be provided via a flash drive. There will also be a live internet connection so that participants can use their laptops or tablet computers to access program materials during the school. A notebook containing the conference proceedings may be pre-ordered for an additional $10.

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