Hands-on Training for Farmers and Professionals
8 AM to 4:30 PM, July 26, 2017
102 Mary Starke Harper Hall & CAENS Research and Demonstration Facility, 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, measuring body condition score, inspecting and trimming overgrown hooves, taking body temperature, administering medication (injections, drenching, topical), and collecting and examining fecal samples for determining parasite load and need for treatment. More information about the event is presented in the Program Flyer and Agenda.
Preregistration by July 14 is required to participate in this event with the required payment ($25.00 if pre-registered by July 14; $30.00 after July 14, 2017) for management purpose. Registration can be made by visiting this link and filling the registration form online, and check should be sent to the designated address, or both completed Registration Form (Go to "upcoming events" and download the registration form available on this page) and check can be sent to the address given in the registration form. Please register quickly and secure your seat on time. Working lunch and a package of educational materials including the FAMACHA card ($13.00 value) will be provided. If you are unable to pay the registration fee, but need to participate in the event, please email the event coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org for possible scholarship.