DENVER, Colo. — Sheep producers should make plans now to attend the first of two American Sheep Industry Association-sponsored webinars on electronic identification on Thursday, June 23 at 8 p.m. eastern time. The second webinar in the series – which is made possible with funding support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – is scheduled for July 12.
In this webinar, ASI Animal Health Committee Co-Chairs Dr. Jim Logan and Dr. Cindy Wolf, will host presentations by Dan Persons and Brandon Manning to provide an overview of the electronic identification technology that is available today and how it is adding benefit to the sheep industry. Persons will offer a presentation entitled RFID On-Farm and in Animal Disease Traceability, while Manning will present on Utilizing Low Frequency ID in Flock Management and Official ID.
The webinar will wrap up with a question-and-answer session and information on what’s to come in the second electronic ID webinar on July 12.
–American Sheep Industry Association