Parasites are the most important limiting factor in small ruminant flocks. In this class Jason Detzel, our Livestock Educator, will discuss the lifecycle and biology of parasites affecting small ruminants and the many ways to treat them.
A fecal egg count is a simple procedure you can perform at home to get an approximation of the parasite load that your sheep or goats are carrying. In addition to learning more about this, we'll go over management techniques that will allow you to:
At the completion of the course you will have monthly access to the CCEUC microscope to analyze your own samples for a small fee.
Registration fee: $20/person, or $10/person for 2017 CCEUC Agriculture Program Enrolled members. Children 12 and under free with an adult. For more information on ag enrollment click here.
Two ways to register:
For more information contact Carrie at 845-340-3990 x311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCE Ulster County
232 Plaza Road (Hannaford Plaza)
Kingston, New York 12401