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Sheep and goat field day planned

Sheep and goat field day planned Sheep and goat field day planned

Purdue Cooperative Extension Service will conduct a sheep and goat field day in May. This program will feature Purdue Extension Educators discussing one of the major issues of small ruminant care, parasitic worms. This will include a hands-on animal evaluation session.

Additionally, local veterinarians will present information on first aid for sheep and goats and general health management issues. Purdue Educators will follow with information about pasture management.

The Southern Indiana site for this program will be Southern Indiana Purdue Agricultural Center, 11371 E. Purdue Farm Road, Dubois, on Saturday, May 7, beginning at 10 a.m. E.S.T., and concluding by 3 p.m.

There is a $40 fee for the program that includes lunch and training materials.

Registration is limited to 25 per location and can be done at least one week prior to the event online at

For more information, email Sara Dzimianski, Extension Educator, Perry County, at [email protected] or Mark Kepler, Extension Educator, Fulton County, at [email protected]