Sheep and goat webinar begins Monday

Series will help sheep and goat producers stay current on topics in their industry.

Posted on Feb. 1, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — The Purdue Cooperative Extension Service office in Elkhart County will be a host site for the “Ohio Sheep and Goat Educational Series,” which begins Feb. 4.

This four-part webinar is geared toward sheep and goat producers to help them stay current on topics in the industry. Sessions include:

Ÿ Feb. 4: “Vaccination Programs for Sheep and Goat Operations,” Eric Gordon, Ohio State large-animal veterinarian

Ÿ Feb. 11: “Artificial Insemination Techniques of Sheep and Goats,” Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, CEO, American Society of Animal Science

Ÿ Feb. 18: “Managing Pastures and Hay Fields after a Drought,” Jeff McCutcheon and Rory Lewandowski, OSU Extension

Ÿ Feb. 25: “Use of EAZI-BREED CIDR for Sheep and Goat Operations,” Keith Inskeep, West Virginia University.

The program is from 7 to 9 p.m. each week and is free. The Extension office is at the Elkhart County fairgrounds, 17746 C.R. 34, Goshen.

To attend the webinar contact the Extension office at 533-0554 or Robert Kelly at kelly115@purdue.edu.

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