Sheep, Goat Workshop Set for April 4

3/9/2013 7:00 AM

Penn State Extension will hold at Sheep and Goat FAMACHA workshop at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, at the Romano 4-H Center, 1841 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, Pa.

Topics will include Internal Parasite Life Cycles, differences in parasites, preventing internal parasite infections, to worm or not to worm, using FAMACHA to determine the need for deworming and the importance of fecal egg counts.

Speakers will be Cheryl Fairbairn, Penn State Extension educator from Chester County, and Dave Wolfgang, Penn State Extension veterinarian.

Bring fresh fecal samples

Cost for the workshop is $5. Pre-register by March 31 by calling 610-696-3500 or emailing Fairbairn at caf2<\@>

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