Arlington Sheep Day Being Planned for March
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 02/14/2018
The 10th Annual Arlington Sheep Day will be held next month at the Public Events Facility of the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. The March 10 program is for adult producers who want to learn more about facilities, grazing and health.
North Dakota Extension Sheep Specialist Dr. Travis Hoffman will discuss the producer's role in ensuring quality lamb. UW-Madison DVM Dr. Kay Nelson and Dr. Annette Gendron-Fitzpatrick, director of pathology at UW Madison, will discuss lamb health
issues and diagnosis included a demonstration on lamb necropsy.
Concurrent to the adult producer program in the morning will be a program for youth sheep project members on selecting project market lambs and breeding ewes.
The forum will be followed by the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative annual banquet, For more information, call the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative at 608-868-2505.