2014 VIRGINIA TECH
SHEEP MANAGEMENT BASICS WORKSHOP
Virginia Tech Copenhaver Sheep Center
Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25
(10 AM Friday through 3 PM Saturday)
This workshop is designed for individuals with a limited amount of experience in 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.
Topics areas to be covered include:
Facilities and Handling, Newborn Lamb Management, Flock Health, Nutrition & Feeding Management
Reproductive Management, Basic Record Keeping & Selection
This workshop is limited to a maximum of 25 participants. The cost is $40 per person. The first 25 preregistrants will be enrolled. First-time participants will be given preference. To preregister for the workshop, utilize the form below. Detailed information will follow receipt of registration (including lodging block details).