Integrated Approach for Managing Diseases and Parasites in Small Ruminants - Hands-on Training for Farmers and Professionals
8 AM to 4:30 PM, July 9, 2015
Caprine Research and Education Unit (Goat Farm), Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088
The purpose of this training session is to educate small ruminant producers and Extension professionals on the prevalent disease and parasite challenges that jeopardize small ruminant health and performance as well as human health, and an integrated approach to prevent these problems. Moreover, various treatment strategies will be discussed and demonstrated. Hands-on activities will include general health inspection, use of FAMACHA card, condition score, hoof inspection and trimming, taking temperature, medication (injections, drenching, topical), and fecal sample collection and examination. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.
Preregistration by June 26 is required to participate in this event with the required payment ($10.00 if pre-registered by June 26; $15.00 after June 26, 2015) for management purpose. Registration can be made Online and check should be sent to the designated address, or both completed Registration Form and check can be sent to the address given in the registration form. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Working lunch will be provided.