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Small Ruminant Parasite Management and FAMACHA Training Workshop

March 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County and Crossroads EERA An important aspect of small ruminant management is internal parasite control.   For a pasture based production system, parasite control is essential to profitability.  In this system, the parasite of greatest concern is Haemonchus contortus, commonly known as the barber pole worm.  Reliance upon a regular de-worming […]

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Tags: Health · Management · Parasites

2014 LAMBING SCHOOL AT OARDC SHEEP UNIT

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments

            The Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association (OHSIA) and the OARDC Sheep Unit are teaming up to sponsor a lambing school on Saturday May 10.  This date coincides with the OARDC Sheep Unit lambing calendar and there should be a number of recently born lambs along with ewes due to lamb that will provide participants […]

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Tags: Management

Sheep and Goat Webinar Series

January 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Monday Evenings: February 3, 10, 17 and 247:00 pm to 9:00 pm each evening.  Sponsored by The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association, OSU Sheep Team and OSU Extension Main Topic: Sheep and Goat Issues February 3, 2014 – Roger A. High, The Ohio State University, “The Management Continuum and Success during the Lambing/Kidding  Time Period”  February […]

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LAMB 509 Is Back

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Sheep producers can learn innovative new techniques to produce consistent, high quality lamb and how to better market their specialty meats during a two-day course Dec. 17-18. The course will be taught by livestock experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and industry experts.  The Lamb 509 short course […]

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Tags: Events · Management · Marketing

Ethnic Marketing of Lamb & Mutton An Educational Program for US Sheep Producers – 2013

October 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Sheep producers across the country are invited to participate in a 4-session webinar series that is designed to help them explore the feasibility of marketing lamb and mutton to ethnic consumers. This educational outreach has been jointly designed by Richard Brzozowski of the University of Maine Cooperative Extension; Susan Schoenian of the University of Maryland […]

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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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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Management

Ohio Sheep Day to be held July 13, 2013 at the OARDC Sheep Research Unit

June 12th, 2013 · No Comments

The Ohio Sheep Day is scheduled for Saturday, July 13, 2013, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  It will be held at the OARDC Sheep Research Unit, located at 5743 Fredericksburg Road, Wooster OH 44691. The OARDC Sheep Research Unit has a long history of conducting research to answer questions that help sheep producers be profitable.  […]

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Tags: Economics · Events · Grazing · Management · Nutrition · Parasites · Presentations · Uncategorized

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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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Management · Marketing · Presentations

Drought Recovery of Pastures and Hay Fields

February 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

In case you missed the third session of the 2013 Ohio Sheep and Goat Web Series don’t worry.  We recorded it  To view the recording of  Rory Lewandowski and Jeff McCutcheon, Ohio Extension Educators, speaking on “Drought Recovery of  Pastures and Hay Fields” follow this link:  http://go.osu.edu/2013Sheep-3 .  The presentation was given Monday, February 18, 2013. […]

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Tags: Grazing · Management · Nutrition · Presentations · Uncategorized

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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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Events · Management · Presentations