NORTH PLATTE, Neb. — The 2023 Western Nebraska Lambing and Kidding School on January 28, 2023 will be held at the Craven Feed Center located at 407 US Hwy 20 in Gordon, Nebraska. Featured speakers are:
- Dr. Alison Crane, Ph.D., Executive Director for the Wyoming Wool Growers. Her focus is on nutrition, reproduction, and management. Crane’s background in small ruminant science, combined with her passion for working with sheep and goat producers will increase your knowledge about sheep and goat production.
- Donna Dexter of 2T Livestock of Hemingford Nebraska has been raising show lambs and goats for many years. The farm’s focus is to raise and sell quality show lambs and goats for a reasonable price. Donna will talk about how to pick out your show lambs and goats and answer questions about how she handles lambing and kidding.
Other topics covered are: (1) What to do when in trouble; (2) taking care of neonates and much more. Hands-on techniques will be demonstrated for how to tube, dehorn, band, and vaccinate your newborn lambs and kids.
The cost is $35 for non-Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers Association members, $25 for members and $15 for students. To register, e-mail email@example.com or call Melissa Nicholson: 308-386-8378 or send to NS&GP, PO Box 1066, Chadron NE 69337. Preregistration deadline January 22, 2023.
— University of Nebraska-Lincoln