Thursday, June 26, 2014

Upcoming FAMACHA© Workshop

There will be an Integrated Parasite Management (IPM/FAMACHA©) Workshop on Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Montgomery County Extension Office in Derwood, Maryland.

Poor FAMACHA© score
The 4-hour workshop will include 2 hours of lecture and discussion and 2 hours of hands-on activity:  FAMACHA© scoring and fecal egg counting. The instructor is Susan Schoenian. Participants will become certified in the use of the FAMACHA© eye anemia system. The FAMACHA© system, along with the Five Point Check©, is used to determine if a sheep, goat, or camelid requires deworming.

To register for the workshop, contact the Montgomery County Extension Office at (301) 590-9638 or The registration deadline is Monday, July 14. The registration fee is $40 per person, family, or farm. Checks should be made payable to Montgomery County EAC and sent to the Montgomery County Extension Office, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood, Maryland 20855.

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