ST. PAUL, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension will host a webinar on Thursday, July 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. CDT to discuss ways to prepare your goat herd and sheep flock for the breeding season.
This webinar will focus on proper management and attention to the health of the goat herd or sheep flock during the breeding season. Doing so can make a noticeable difference in overall productivity and profitability of the herd/flock. Farmers, 4-Hers, ag business professionals who work with farmers, and those interested in goats or sheep are invited to attend. There will be ample time for audience questions and discussion during the presentation timeframe.
- Kyle Rozeboom-Livestock Specialist, U of M Dept of Animal Science will discuss: ram/ewe ratio, buck/doe ratio, marking harnesses and colors, breeding dates, estimated lambing dates, and target markets. Kyle will also talk about sheep & goat breeds, crossbreeding, flushing, and facilities for the animals.
- Dr. Whitney Knauer, DVM, PhD-Asst Professor, U of M College of Vet Med will cover: ram/ewe and buck/doe health, biosecurity, and BSE.
Pre-registration is required. Please register at z.umn.edu/goatsheepbreeding by 12:00 pm (noon) on Thursday July 23rd. The Zoom link will be emailed to you after registration closes. If you are unable to attend the live session, you will receive the recording via email. Any questions please contact: Brenda Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Colleen Carlson at email@example.com
— University of Minnesota Extension
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