2016 Sheep and Meat / Dairy Goat Field Day

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The livestock agents from Bladen, Cumberland, Hoke, and Robeson counties will be putting on a field day for sheep, meat goat, and dairy goat producers on Saturday, March 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This Sheep and Goat Field Day will be an excellent opportunity to learn and receive information on sheep and goats. Topics will include the following:

• Selecting breeding does and bucks
• Culling Techniques
• Artificial Insemination Demonstration and Practice
• Estrus synchronization
• Feeding dairy goats
• Udder care and management
• Raw milk guidelines
• Milking machine demonstration

The field day will also include a youth component that highlights selecting breeding/cull does and bucks. St. Pauls’ Farmers Exchange, Inc., will sponsor handouts, door prizes, and snacks provided during the field day. To register for the meeting or if you have any questions, contact Liz Lahti, Extension Livestock Agent, at 910-875-3461 or by e-mail at liz_lahti@ncsu.edu

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Cooperative Extension
at 910-875-875-3461 by March 17.

Please see the flyer for more information!

Sheep and Goat Field Day Flyer2016hoke