2:00 - 4:00 PM Beginning Shepherd Experienced producers will share their expertise.
1) Focus on Vaccines: Enterotoxemia, ORF (Sore Mouth), and more.
2) Dystocia (Unborn Lamb Malpresentations): This will be an interesting course, and very helpful for beginners.
3) Drawing Blood: Amy Whicker,USDA/APHIS will give instruction on proper technique for drawing blood for OPP and other blood related tests. We will also learn how to inject IV fluids, and other life saving medicines.
4) Basic sheep care and health; hoof trimming; giving shots; nutrition during and after pregnancy; other sheep related topics.