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2000 Virginia Tech Sheep Management Basics Workshop

Livestock Update, August 2000

Virginia Tech Copenhaver Sheep Center
Blacksburg, Va.
From 9:00 A.M. October 19 to 3:00 P.M. October 20
This workshop is designed for individuals with a limited amount of experience on the care and management of sheep. Special emphasis will be placed on the management practices required during and around the time of lambing. Participants will get hands-on experience with a group of ewes that will be lambing during the two-day workshop. Other areas to be covered include:
Facilities and Handling
Baby Lamb Management
Flock Health
Flock Nutrition & Feeding Management
Breeding Management
Basic Record Keeping & Selection
Lamb Marketing
This workshop is limited to a maximum of 25 participants. The cost is $30 per person. The first 25 preregistrants will be enrolled. First-time participants will be given preference. To preregister for the workshop, make your check payable to the Virginia Sheep Producers Association and return along with the information provided below to: Dr. Scott Greiner, Department of Animal & Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech, 366 Litton-Reaves Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, phone 540-231-9159, fax 540-231-3713. Detailed information will follow receipt of registration.

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Virginia Tech Sheep Management Basics Workshop
October 19-20, 2000

If you have a disability and desire assistance to participate, call 540-231-9159 15 days prior.

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