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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

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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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Economics · Events · Health · Parasites

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

FAMACHA PARASITE CONTROL TRAINING FOR SHEEP AND GOAT OWNERS

April 22nd, 2013 · No Comments

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County OSU Extension, Wayne County and the Ohio Heartland Sheep Improvement Association (OHSIA) are sponsoring a FAMACHA Workshop/Training on Saturday June 1.  The workshop and training will be held at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Sheep Unit at 5743 Fredericksburg Road (County Road 501), 4.5 miles southeast […]

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Tags: Health · Parasites

Sorting Through the Information on Sheep and Goat Parasite Control: A Decision Making Support Tool is Now Available.

December 6th, 2012 · No Comments

Farmers confronted with parasite infections in their sheep and goats soon realize there is no “magic bullet” or “one size fits all” solution.  They can be quickly bombarded with a lot of information available on internal parasite control but with no help in sorting out which options they should consider in their farming operation. OSU […]

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Tags: Grazing · Health · Management · Parasites

Use FAMACHA Correctly For Best Results

June 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

CORRECT FAMACHA USE             Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Wayne County and Crossroads EERA An important component of summer management is internal parasite control.  By this point in the calendar year sheep and/or goats on many farms have rotated through pasture paddocks at least a couple of times.  Lactating ewes and does can shed large numbers […]

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Tags: Management · Parasites · Uncategorized

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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Tags: Breeding/Reproduction · Economics · Events · Grazing · Nutrition · Parasites · Predators

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

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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Parasite Management Sessions Recorded

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Do you have questions about parasite control in your flock?  Did you miss the parasite management program titled “Small Ruminant Pastures, Parasites, and Profits: Putting it all together”, that was held this past August?  Did it interest you but the dates or times just not work?  Would you be willing to watch a recording of […]

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Tags: Grazing · Management · Parasites