The featured speaker was Dr. Mara Mullinix. Dr. Mullinix operates 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 youth program was run by Chris Anderson, University of Maryland 4-H youth animal science specialist. Other presenters and facilitators included Susan Schoenian, Dr. Nelson Escobar, Shannon Uzelac, and Becky Yost.
|Youth program: dissecting goat testicles|
Special thanks is extended to the companies that donated door prizes or made other contributions to the school: D-S Livestock Equipment, Good Shepherd Lamb Coats, Health E-Z ™ Hay Feeder, Premier 1 Supplies, Shepherd Magazine, and Sheepman Supply Company.
The Lambing & Kidding School is held every other year in a different location in Maryland. The next school (in 2015) is tentatively planned for Harford County.
2013 Lambing & Kidding School Proceedings