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Sheep and Goat Integrated Parasite Control/FAMACHA trainings

Craftsbury & Putney, VT

June 25, Sterling College, Craftsbury, 4-7 pm

June 26, Crooked Fence Farm, Putney, 4-7 pm

$10.00 for VSGA, VGFA and NOFA-VT Members and $15.00 non-members. Optional $13.00 for laminated FAMACHA card. Register through vtsheepandgoat.org.

Topics covered include small ruminant parasite ID & biology, dewormers and drug resistance, integrated parasite control practices, the FAMACHA© System including hands-on training for detection of anemia associated with barber pole worm infections. Updates on current regional projects and research on alternative parasite control will also be presented.  Speaker: Katherine Petersson, Ph.D., Animal Scientist, University of Rhode Island, Dept. Fisheries, Animal and Veterinary Science.

For more information, registration, and directions to any NOFA-VT On-Farm Workshop Series event, please visit www.nofavt.org/ows, call (802) 434-4122, or email info@nofavt.org