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Advanced Sheep and Goat Nutrition School
October 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$10
ABOUT THE WORKSHOP
Learn to formulate rations for animals in your sheep flock or meat goat herd. This event will teach you principles of ration balancing and how to interpret a forage analysis report. This information will be used to teach you how formulate rations that meet the nutritional requirements of your animals. Three different computer programs will be demonstrated during the workshop. One program can configure a grain mix and the other two can balance rations for a flock or herd.
Participate in a one-day workshop that will provide you with an opportunity to review the process of formulating rations that meet the nutritional requirements of your sheep and goats.
October 20, 2023
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Penn State Extension Lebanon County
2120 Cornwall Rd., Suite 1
Lebanon, PA 17042
Who is this for?
- Sheep producers
- Meat goat producers
What will you learn?
- Basic principles of ration balancing
- How to interpret a forage analysis report
- How to evaluate forages
- How to configure a grain mix
- How to balance a ration using a computer program
Register By: October 16, 2023 11:59 p.m.
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