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.