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2013 Ohio Sheep Day

Jul 13, 2013, 8:00am - 3:30pm

Title: 2013 Ohio Sheep Day Location: OARDC Sheep Research Unit Link out: Click here Description: The 2013 Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for Sat., July 13, 2013. It will be held at the OARDC Sheep Research Unit. The farm is located in scenic Wayne County, at 5743 Fredericksburg Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691. Start Time: 8:00 Date: 2013-07-13 End Time: 15:30 Keynote Address: “Myths of Successful Sheep Production”, Francis Fluharty, OSU Animal Sciences Program: • Starting a small ruminant farm • Successful pasture and barn lambing strategies • Successful pasture and barn weaning strategies • Alternative forages for grazing small ruminants • Myths of internal parasite control in small ruminants • Basic sheep management practices for the beginning shepherd • Minerals for small ruminants • Small ruminant livestock handling • Dealing with drought - alternative feeds • Use of small ruminants to control weeds and build fertility Flyer: Link (pdf)