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Friday, March 13, 2015

Sheep/Lamb Management Workshop

The Annual Spring Sheep & Lamb Management Class is on Saturday, April 4, 2015 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Registration begins at 9:30, and the workshop will begin at 10:00 and end around 3:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is needed in order to plan for food and handouts.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Sheep industry overview

  • Breed selection

  • Facilities

  • Lambing

  • Reproduction/genetics

  • Disease

  • Marketing

In the afternoon participants will gain hands-on experience with giving shots, trimming hooves, tail docking, inspecting ewes for health status.

Location: St. Paul Campus Beef Barn, Corner of Buford and Gortner.

To register, contact Wayne Martin at 612-625-6224, or at marti067@umn.edu.
$20/adult, $30/couple or business partner, $10/students.

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