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Sheep production workshop - September 21, 2019

On Saturday, September 21, 2019, the UMN Extension Small Farms Program will offer a workshop on “Managing the Reproductive Season of Sheep.” It will be held on the St Paul Campus, in the Beef Barn. Registration will start at 9:30, and the program will run from 10:00-3:00 p.m.

Topics to be covered will include, but not be limited to:

Reproduction in the Ewe
  • Pre-breeding Prep
  • Flushing
  • Breeding Ewe Lambs
  • Nutrition
  • Culling

Reproduction in the Ram:
  • The “ram effect”
  • Fertility check
  • Using a marking harness
  • Seasonal and year round breeding
  • Nutrition

Location- St Paul Campus Beef Barn, Corner of Buford and Gortner
A light meal will be served. Please register in advance so that we can plan food.
To Register: Contact Wayne Martin at 612-625-6224, or at marti067@umn.edu .
$10/adult, $15/couple or business partner, $5/student. 

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