Small Ruminant Field Day
SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
9AM - 3PM
VSU Randolph Farm
4415 River Road • Petersburg, VA
REGISTRATION: $10 per person includes lunch.
Dr. Niki Whitley, animal science Extension specialist, Fort Valley State University, Georgia
Dr. Whitley has worked with goats and sheep for 20 years at the University of Missouri, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and North Carolina A&T State University. She earned her Ph.D. in animal physiology from Mississippi State University.
- Dr. Michelle Corley will discuss using stinging nettle for deworming.
- Dr. Eunice Ndegwa will discuss maintaining gut health in pre-weaned kids and lambs.
- Dr. O’Brien and Amanda Miller, VSU’s herd manager, will conduct hands-on sessions on vaccinations, proper drenching techniques, FAMACHA scoring, body condition scoring and maintaining hoof health.
Goat and lamb products will be available for sampling.
For information, contact the Small Ruminant Program office at (804) 524-5960 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Ruminant Program office at email@example.com or call (804) 524-5960 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.