Thursday, April 2, 2015

FAMACHA Workshop To Be Held at Festival

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A FAMACHA©workshop will be held Friday, May 1 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The workshop will be held in barn 7-9 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship.

All aspects of internal parasite control will be covered in the workshop.The 4-hour workshop will consist of 2 hours of lecture/discussion and 2 hours of hands-on activity (FAMACHA© scoring and fecal egg counting). The instructor will be Susan Schoenian, Sheep & Goat Specialist for University of Maryland Extension.

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

Go to the Festival web site to register online.

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