Small Ruminant Animal Husbandry and Herd Health Class

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  • Ad ID: 4196

  • Added: July 26, 2019

  • Sale Price: $79.00

  • Regular Price: $74017

  • Location: United States

  • State: Oklahoma

  • Views: 189

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Small Ruminant
Animal Husbandry & Herd Health Class
Saturday, September 7, 2019
8:30 am- 4:30 pm

Come on down to the farm to learn about Small Ruminants such as sheep, goats, alpacas and llamas. Class includes instruction, handouts, videos, tutorials and hands on experience. The primary instructor for the class is Dr. Diane Dickinson, a licensed veterinarian and an agriculturalist, with over 35 years of livestock and farming experience. Her unique perspective of animal husbandry care includes that of a producer, a veterinarian, a small flock & herd owner. She also shares her experiences in global agriculture, Biblical agriculture, sustainable living, natural production, agritourism and niche markets.

The Dickinsons have owned and operated Shepherd’s Cross, a working sheep farm for over twenty-five years. Their livestock include cattle, alpacas, lamas, donkeys, horses & poultry. The farm is an Animal Welfare Approved sheep farm. The livestock are pasture raised and pasture fed.

Class Topics Include
Vaccinations Feet Trimming
Tail Docking Bloodless castration
Managing pasture & Feeding Parasites & Worms
Practical, profitable, flock herd health for working shepherds FAMACHA
Sheep, goats, alpacas & others Lambing & Birthing
Neonatal care – lambs, kids & others Tubing
Wool Management AWA

Classes are limited to 20 participants. Snacks and beverages are provided. Bring your lunch.
Cost is $79.00 per person, $149.00 for 2 family members, or $199.00 for the entire family (age 16 & over).

Registration Information
Registration is required. You can find information and registration form at: https://shepherdscross.com/, click on “Classes and Retreats” or call 918-342-5911.

Facebook link for more information: www.facebook.com/ShepherdsCross/

Shepherd’s Cross & Heart of the Shepherd
Dr. Diane Dickinson