2017 Sheep and Meat Goat Field Day

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Bladen, Cumberland, Hoke, and Robeson Counties will be hosting at Sheep and Meat Goat Field Day on Saturday, April 29 at Gray’s Creek High School with registration at 9:00 a.m. and the field day at 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. The field day will cover basic nutrition, feeding minerals, and an overview of the FAMACHA deworming system. There will also be available 3 tracks to choose from, FAMACHA certification, youth basics, and an advanced track. Please see the flyer below.

Track 1: FAMACHA certification

  • This track will allow producers to be FAMACHA certified. It will teach producers how to properly use the FAMACHA system to deworm. The cost is $16 per card. Please make checks payable to Robeson County Cooperative Extension.

Track 2: Youth Basics

  • This track will be catered to youth and will focus on basic knowledge about hoof trimming, showing/judging, and castration

Track 3: Advanced Track

  • This track will be an advanced track for sheep and goat producers to learn about alternative forages and dewormers.

To register for the field day or if you have any questions please call 910-875-3461or email liz_lahti@ncsu.edu to register by Wednesday, April 26th.

For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Liz Lahti at 910-875-3461 or email liz_lahti@ncsu.edu at least five days before the event.

2017 Sheep and Goat Field Day Flyer