Practical Skills with Sheep & Goats  

September 21, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Eaton County Fairgrounds, 1025 Cochran Ave, Charlotte MI 

  • This workshop is geared toward sheep and goat owners who want to learn and/or improve practical skills in managing their animals.
  • MSU Extension experts will present information regarding a variety of practices commonly required on a sheep or goat farm, then participants will have the opportunity to practice the skills discussed.
  • Practices and skills covered: hoof health and trimming skills, handling, individual and flock/herd health assessment, administering health care including drenches and injections, shearing and wool handling, udder health, basics of nutrition including forage quality, and nutritional supplementation (concentrates, minerals/vitamins)