A three-day short course on goat artificial insemination is scheduled for Aug. 11-13 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C.
The course will feature presentations by faculty members from North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University. It is designed to provide participants with the background and hands-on practice needed to include artificial insemination in goat breeding programs.
May 8th from 8:30am – 12:30pm
Duplin Livestock Facility
275 Fairgrounds Dr.
Kenansville, NC 28349
This workshop will expose the audience to an integrated approach to gastrointestinal parasite control for small ruminants, the biology of the barber pole worm (H. contortus), the FAMACHA concept and hands-on use of the FAMACHA card, the concept of smart drenching, understanding parasite drug resistance versus animal resistance, susceptibility or resilience to gastrointestinal parasites, management tips to reduce gastrointestinal parasite loads in animals and on pastures, and non-chemical approaches to treating small ruminants with anthelmintics such as alternative forages.
Anson County will be offering a Small Ruminant Producer Training on June 3rd. Body Conditioning and Herd Health will start at 2pm; with FAMACHA training starting at 4pm. The certification is $12 for the FAMACHA portion only.
Pre-Registration is required. Please contact Jessica Morgan by May 27th at 704-694-2415 or email@example.com.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Guilford County Extension Barn
3309 Burlington Rd.
Greensboro, NC 2740
Morning session is FREE, and FAMACHA© training is $12.00.
Pre-Registration is required:
Please contact Lauren Langley at 336-266-0702 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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