Goats and Sheep: Keeping Ahead of the Parasites

Goats and Sheep: Keeping Ahead of the Parasites

Goats and Sheep: Keeping Ahead of the Parasites

New American Farm Conference Breakout Session
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Hear about sustainable small ruminant sustainable production techniques, such as the FAMACHA, which “scores” eyelid color for anemia and parasite control and is an important indicator of herd health. One producer shares her experience with selecting sheep for parasite resistance.

Available speaker presentations include:

 Kathy Bielek, Misty Oaks Farm, Ohio 

Bielek.ppt 1.98 MB

Tom Terrill, Fort Valley State University, Georgia 

Terrill.ppt 3.72 MB

This session was part of the New American Farm Conference, held March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City to celebrate SARE's 20th anniversary.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.