Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Register Now for Lambing & Kidding School

Registration is now open for the 2015 Lambing & Kidding School to be held Saturday, December 5 at North Harford High School in Pylesville, Maryland.

The day-long program will feature separate educational tracks for adults and youth (ages 8-18). The keynote speaker for the adult program will be Dr. Richard Ehrhardt. The youth program will be mostly hands-on.

Dr. Richard Ehrhardt
Dr. Ehrhardt is the Small Ruminant Specialist at Michigan State University. In addition to working with both large and small-scale producers, Dr. Ehrhardt is involved in the training of veterinary students. Other speakers will include Susan Schoenian, Karen Holloway, Sara Meager BhaduriHauck, Dwayne Murphy, Chris Anderson, Dr. Angela Black, Dr. Mara Mullinix, and Dan Severson.

The pre-registration deadline for the school is November 20. The registration fee is $40 per adult and $30 per youth (age 8-18).  The registration fee will include morning refreshments, lunch, door prizes, and resource materials (on a flash drive). There is an additional charge of $10 to receive resource materials in a notebook (binder). Youth will be charged an additional $20 if they want to make a feeder and halter in the first session. The $20 will cover some of the material cost.

You can register online line via EventBrite at You can pay by credit card, but there is a small fee to do so. Alternatively, you can mail your registration information and payment to Lambing & Kidding School, Western Maryland Research & Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, Maryland 21756. Checks should be made payable the University of Maryland.

For more information, go to!2015lambkidschool/c5y1.

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