Friday, March 24, 2017

Small Ruminant Parasite Management Workshop Opportunity

Small Ruminant Parasite Management Class (will count as a May workshop opportunity for Livestock Club members)
April 12th at the Fauquier County Fairgrounds from 1 -5:00 pm
 
This workshop is available to youth ages 9+ with chaperone present 
Learn about FAMACHA, fecal float, Five Point Check, and DAG Scoring management methods. These diagnostic tools will help individuals identify parasite infection in small ruminants, such as sheep and goats and selectively treat only those animals that truly need deworming. 
Cost of class set at $25 per person, this includes FAMACHA certification. Both classroom and hands-on instruction will be provided to participants.