Friday, March 8, 2013

FCSB Spring Programs

The Frederick County Sheep Breeders Association (FCSB) will hold its spring membership meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 7 p.m., at the Frederick County Extension Office. An invitation has also been extended to goat producers via the MD-PA-WV Meat Goat Association.

A lambing roundtable
Susan Schoenian will the speaker and moderator of a roundtable discussion on lambing (and kidding):  late gestation, birthing issues, taking care of ewes and lambs, etc. Susan is the Sheep & Goat Specialist for University of Maryland Extension. Her office is located at the Western Maryland Research & Education Center in Keedysville, Maryland.

On May 12, the association will be conducting its spring tour of a local sheep operation. This year's tour will be to The Baalands, the farm of Susan Schoenian. Susan raises purebred and crossbred Katahdin sheep in Clear Spring, Maryland.

Visit the web site of the Frederick County Sheep Breeders Association to learn more about the association and upcoming events.

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