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.
Participants interested in FAMACHA certification and in purchasing the FAMACHA card will have to pay an extra $12.00.
Please call Justin Whitley at 910-296-2143 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this event. We look forward to having you participate in the training.
Sponsored and Hosted by the: Duplin County Extension
Jean-Marie Luginbuhl, NCSU Extension Meat Goat Specialist
The International Goat Association promotes goat research and development for the benefit of humankind, to alleviate poverty, to promote prosperity and to improve the quality of life.