Sunday, April 20, 2014

FAMACHA© Workshop at Festival

There will be a FAMACHA©/Integrated Parasite Management Workshop at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014.

The instructor for the workshop will be Susan Schoenian, Sheep & Goat Specialist for University of Maryland Extension. All aspects of internal parasites and their control will be covered in the workshop. The workshop will consist of two hours of lecture and discussion, and two hours of hands-on instruction (FAMACHA© and fecal egg counting). Participants (over the age of 16) will be certified in the use of the FAMACHA© eye anemia system.

The registration fee is $50 per person, family, or farm. The registration fee includes a laminated FAMACHA© card and a booklet of reference materials.

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