JEFFERSON CO., N.Y. — Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County and St. Lawrence County are teaming up to host a free zoom webinar, Raising Bottle Lambs & Kids, on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Veterans and Military families are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Many dairy goat producers raise their kids on the bottle intentionally because they are milking the goat mamas. Most sheep farmers raise a few every year because the mother ewe can’t raise them for some reason. For example, there are too many lambs, an udder problem, lambs getting mixed up between mothers, or even because they are milking the sheep. Both situations will be covered. Topics include types of milk replacer, using milk replacer correctly, tricks to avoid bottle babies, warming lambs and kids, why you vaccinate your ewes/does, and more. Gabby Wormuth, Dairy & Livestock Specialist of CCE Jefferson and Betsy Hodge, Livestock Educator of CCE St. Lawrence County will present the topics.
–CCE of Jefferson County
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