Sheep & Goat Producers Workshop

Sheep & Goat Producers Invited to Body Condition Scoring Workshop

 

The Washington County Sheep Association, the Washington County Goat Association, and Purdue Extension invite sheep and goat producers to a Body Condition Scoring Workshop beginning at 6:30 pm on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Washington County Fairgrounds (118 Fair St.) in Salem.  This workshop will focus on determining body condition scores of sheep and goats and how to utilize these scores to manager your flock or herd.  In addition to body condition scoring, grading of lambs and kids will also be discussed.  Local sheep and goat producers will be providing examples of their livestock for workshop participants to practice scoring and grading. Dr. Beth Johnson, Field Veterinary for Kentucky Department of Agriculture and a representative from Brewer Livestock in North Vernon, IN will be the workshop presenters.  The workshop is free, thanks to generous support from the Washington County Sheep Association and Washington County Goat Association, but RSVP’s are appreciated by Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by contacting the Purdue Extension – Washington County office at dhowellw@purdue.edu or 812-883-4601.  

Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30pm

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