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Notes from the American Sheep Industry Association Annual Convention

February 10th, 2012 · No Comments

The ASI Annual Convention was held in Phoenix, AZ, January 24-28, 2012.  The Association has a number of committees as well as a list of policies and directives many of which are pertinent to animal health.  http://www.sheepusa.org/ASI_Positions The Animal Health Committee met from 3-5 pm on Thursday, January 26.  Dr. Diane Sutton of USDA/APHIS reviewed [...]

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Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Ohio State University Extension Announce Sheep and Goat WebEx Series

January 6th, 2012 · No Comments

In a coordinated effort, the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Ohio State University Extension are pleased to sponsor and announce the 2012 Sheep and Goat WebEx Series. The Sheep and Goat WebEx Series will replace the “District” Sheep and Goat Program series which was started in 2001. The 2012 Sheep and Goat WebEx Series will [...]

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Tags: Events · Health · Parasites

2011 – Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Programming to concentrate on Small Ruminant Nutrition

September 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The 2011 Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium will concentrate on “Small Ruminant (Sheep and Goat) Nutrition”. This year’s annual event will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), Skou Hall, 1328 Dover Rd., Wooster, OH 44691. With the diversity of the sheep and goat industry, we have made this an intense [...]

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Sheep-O-Rama to be Held in Delaware County

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Delaware County will play host to Sheep-O-Rama – a one-day educational event to promote the development of the Sheep Dairy Industry in Ohio. Set for Saturday, October 1, 2011, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Delaware County (OH) Fairgrounds, this event was organized by the Heart of Ohio RC&D and the Ohio Sheep Milk [...]

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Organic Small Ruminants Workshop October 14.

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Management Skills For Organic Small Ruminants Workshop  is scheduled at October 14, 2011 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio.   Sheep and goat producers who are certificated organic, in transition to being organic or just interested in organic methods will benefit from attending this event. This workshop [...]

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Parasite Management Series Coming in August

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments

A series of evening programs followed by a field day are being offered in August, 2011, that will explore parasite biology, management of drug resistant worms, and various grazing strategies, including use of chicory and other plants, to help control worms.  The series titled “Small Ruminant Pastures, Parasites, and Profits: Putting it all together” will [...]

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West Ohio Grazing School

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

As corn and soybean prices continue to rise, feeding livestock economically is becoming a challenge. Many farmers in Ohio are gaining interest in grazing livestock to reduce feed costs and spend less time making hay. Management intensive grazing is a proven way to improve feed efficiency and decrease feed costs. Typical open grazing allows animals [...]

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Ohio Sheep Day to be held July 16, 2011 at Blue Heron Farm

May 16th, 2011 · No Comments

What: Ohio Sheep Day When: Saturday, July 16, 2011 Where: Blue Heron Farm, c/o Cynthia Koonce 32994 Teegarden Rd. Lisbon, OH 44432 The 2011 Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2011. It will be held at Blue Heron Farm, home farm of Cynthia Koonce, located outside of Lisbon, Ohio in beautiful Columbiana [...]

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What is a finished lamb for market?

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

The Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association is sponsoring a program on Saturday October 9, 2010 at 1 PM at Jim & Deb Morris’ Maple Ridge Farm, 7258 Columbus Road, Shreve OH 44676-9715. Rick Reynolds, Facilities Manager, at United Producers in Mt. Vernon will be conducting the program talking about marketing strategies and demonstrating finish on [...]

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The Ohio Sheep Milk and Cheese Initiative Symposium

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

The Ohio Sheep Milk and Cheese Initiative Symposium will be held on Saturday, November 6, 2010, form 9 am to 4 pm at Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), located at 1328 Dover Road, Wooster, Ohio. The keynote speaker for the symposium will be Yves Berger from University of Wisconsin’s Spooner Agriculture Research Station. [...]

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