CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Tatiana Stanton, Cornell Small Ruminant Extension Specialist will start this workshop off going over some of the basics of goat and sheep nutrition but move quickly to the special needs of pregnant and lactating animals be they out on pasture or in the barn. We’ll look over feed tags and forage analysis and then work with some easily accessible computer software programs to calculate a feed diet using typical New York winter feeds for pregnant or lactating goats and sheep. Tatiana will have some paper worksheets for those with no access to computers to use to figure out if the diet you are feeding your animals is adequate. She will also provide written copies of some of the diets developed by Dr. Mike Thonney at Cornell for feeding pregnant and lactating does and ewes. Participants can take these diets to local mills to see if they can formulate similar diets.
Feeding Pregnant and Lactating Does and Ewes
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension
480 North Main Street
Canandaigua, NY 14424
To register or for more information, call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 585-394-3977 x 427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, address, and phone number.
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