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Recordings of the Sheep & Goat WebEx Presentations

March 21st, 2012 · No Comments

We realize that you may have not been able to make all four sessions of the 2012 Sheep & Goat WebEx Series.  We were able to record all of the sessions and are posting them here for your convenience.  “Lambing and Kidding Management and Newborn Health Issues”   by Dr. Bill Shulaw, OSU, (forthcoming). “Internal Parasites […]

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Tags: Health · Management · Parasites · Presentations

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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Tags: Events · Health

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

Small Ruminant School

December 17th, 2010 · No Comments

SMALL RUMINANT SCHOOL 2011 Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Athens County and Buckeye Hills EERA OSU Extension, Athens County and the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) are once again sponsoring a small ruminant school that will be held at the Athens County Extension office.  As in past years, this is a 5-week school that will be […]

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Tags: Health · Management

Common Poisonous Plants

June 23rd, 2010 · 4 Comments

COMMON POISONOUS PLANTS BY: Roger High, OSU Extension Sheep Specialist and Director, Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) While most plants are beneficial, some are hazardous to animals and human life.  Ohio has about 100 toxic plants and some of these are responsible for deaths of domestic livestock every year.  The number of cases of toxicosis […]

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Tags: Health

FAMACHA Workshop to be held in conjunction with Great Lakes Fiber Show & Sheep Show and Sale

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Dr. Bill Shulaw, OSU Extension Veterinarian A FAMACHA training session will be held at the Great Lakes Fiber Show at the Wayne County fairgrounds in Wooster, OH, on May 23. The schedule and more information about the event can be found at http://www.greatlakesfibershow.com/shows-sales.htm For information about registering for the FAMACHA training contact Marlene & Carl […]

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Tags: Health · Parasites

Footrot; Coming Soon to a Flock Near You

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Dr. Bill Shulaw, OSU Extension Veterinarian Green grass is beginning to peek through the brown plant residues on many Ohio pastures. If our weather pattern is typical this spring, we will soon be enjoying warmer, but wetter, weather. Although we will welcome the flush of new forage that this weather will bring, this is the […]

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Ewes that don’t milk; Part 2

April 1st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Dr. Bill Shulaw, OSU Extension Veterinarian In the previous article we described the basic signs and causes of mastitis in ewes. Mastitis caused by bacteria can be acute or chronic. Acute mastitis often results in obvious signs in the ewe such as being off feed, feverish, and depressed along with changes in the milk. Chronic […]

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Ewes that don’t milk; Part 1

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Dr. Bill Shulaw, OSU Extension Veterinarian Every year some flocks will have ewes that deliver a live healthy lamb(s) that subsequently 1) suffers starvation, 2) must be bottle raised, or 3) grows poorly. There are several possible causes for this observation. Poor mothering ability; poor nutrition of the ewe; and systemic diseases in the ewe, […]

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District Sheep Meetings

January 13th, 2009 · No Comments

Roger High, Ohio Sheep Extension Program Specialist This O.S.U. Extension Coordinated Program is an effort to provide outreach programs in several areas of sheep production. We invite sheep and goat producers from around Ohio to come to one or more of the educational sessions to learn more about different areas of sheep and goat production. […]

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