Berks Ag Event Calendar
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VIRTUAL LIVE WEBINAR Winter Care for Sheep and Goats
December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
Join Dr. Colt W. Knight, Associate Extension Professor and State Livestock Specialist at the University of Maine, for a webinar on the winter care of sheep and goats. We will discuss winter housing, bedding, proper ventilation, nutrition, and how to provide water in winter months during challenging temperatures. We will include preparing the barn for winter, discuss the increased nutrient demands brought on by winter weather, and what are special considerations to keeping small ruminants comfortable in the winter.
The webinar is free and will discuss preparing your operation for small ruminants in winter, including housing, bedding, and ventilation.
Tuesday, Dec. 5
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. EST
Who is this for?
- Sheep and Goat Producers
- New and Beginning Farmers
What will you learn?
- How to prepare your operation to provide winter housing, bedding, and proper ventilation for small ruminants
- How cold weather can affect the nutritional requirements of sheep and goats
- How to provide water and other important nutrients during winter weather
This event is being offered at no charge to participants.
Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.
Register By: December 5, 2023 11:59 p.m.
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