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2015 Sheep and Goat Webinar Series

January 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

Ohio State University Extension will be offering its Sheep and Goat Webinar Series again this year, focusing on “Tips for Productivity Improvement. Every Monday evening in February from 7-9 p.m. remote location throughout the state will host viewings of the webinar for that week. Locations and contacts for locations are listed below. Depending on the […]

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Sheep Breeding and Selection Workshop

September 5th, 2013 · No Comments

            The Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association (OHSIA) is sponsoring a program entitled “Breeding and Selecting Sheep for Maximum Profit” on Saturday, September 28.  The program will be held at the Kidron Livestock Auction Sprunger Building, Kidron OH and will run from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.  Topics that will covered during the day include: […]

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Use of EAZI-BREED™ CIDR® for Sheep and Goat Operations

March 2nd, 2013 · 1 Comment

If you missed the presentation on “Use of EAZI-BREED™ CIDR® for Sheep and Goat Operations”, by Dr. Keith Inskeep, WVU. Do not worry.  We recorded it.  You can find the recording by following this link:  http://go.osu.edu/2013Sheep-4  It was recorded on Monday, February 25, 2013.

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Artifical Insemination in Sheep & Goats

February 11th, 2013 · No Comments

In case you missed the second session of the 2013 Ohio Sheep and Goat Web Series don’t worry.  We recorded it  To view the recording of  Dr. Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, CEO, American Society of Animal Sciences, speaking on “Artificial Insemination Techniques of Sheep and Goats” follow this link:  http://go.osu.edu/2013Sheep-2 .  The presentation was given Monday, February 11, […]

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2013 Sheep and Goat Web Programs

January 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments

In a coordinated effort, the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Ohio State University Extension are pleased to announce the 2013 Sheep and Goat WebEx Programs.  The Sheep and Goat WebEx Program series was started in 2012 due to an increased need to get educational programming to the sheep and goat producers in state of Ohio […]

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Ohio Sheep Day to be held July 14, 2012 at Buckeye Acres Farm

June 4th, 2012 · No Comments

The 2012 Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, 2012.  It will be held at Buckeye Acres Farm, home farm of the Ron and Carla Young Family, located at 12282 Harrison-Willshire Rd., Van Wert, Ohio 45891, in scenic Van Wert County. Buckeye Acres Farm, under the direction of Ron and Carla Young, is […]

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2010 Ohio Sheep Day Presentations

July 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Ohio Sheep Day Presentations The 2010 Ohio Sheep Day was held on July 10 at Riverwood Farms in Powell Ohio.  The theme of the day was “Breeding Sheep for a More Profitable Flock”.   Key Presenters at Sheep Day included Dr. David Thomas from the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Kreg Leymaster from the US Meat Animal […]

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CIDRs Now Officially Approved for Sheep

November 17th, 2009 · No Comments

FDA Announces the Approval of a New Product for the Management of Reproduction in Sheep November 16, 2009 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today is announcing the approval of EAZI-Breed CIDR Sheep Insert (progesterone solid matrix) for induction of estrus in ewes (sheep) during seasonal anestrus. This progesterone Controlled Intravaginal Drug Release (CIDR) is […]

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October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County Reproductive performance is an important factor in determining profitability in the sheep flock. Most breeds of sheep have seasonal breeding patterns and the majority of flocks in Ohio are spring lambing.  In this scenario, the peak fertility of the ewe is from late September through November.  The breeding season […]

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October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Roger A. High, Executive Director, Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Susan Schultz, President OSIA OARDC Eastern Research Station in Caldwell, OH hosted the 2009 Ohio Sheep Day The weather was absolutely gorgeous, with a glint of rain in the air all day, and finally it rained near the end of the program, which was very […]

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