The Indianhead Sheep and Goat Breeders Association Small Ruminant clinic is set for Saturday, February 1st, 2020. The annual Small Ruminant Clinic continues to be one of the largest educational events of the sheep and goat producers and 4-H and FFA youth in the Upper Midwest. The clinic will be held at the WITC Conference Center, 1900 College Drive, Rice Lake, WI 54868. The keynote speaker, Chris Duemler DVM, is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Duemler will be addressing herd health in his keynote and will also address udder health in a breakout session. Other sessions will include barns surveillance cameras and facility design. Marketing will be addressed during a panel includes producers and buyers. There will also be a producer panel for sheep producers and one for goat producers discussing “What we wish we would have known when we started.” Other guest speakers will address the topics of rotational grazing. Youth will have the opportunity to work with Dr. Justin Luther, Animal Science Professor at UW-River Falls, during the day.
A registration form can be found online by visiting www.indianheadsheepandgoat.org or the ISGBA Facebook page. Registrations can be mailed to : Barron County UW-Extension, 335 E. Monroe Avenue, Room 2206, Barron, WI 54812.
DATE: February 1st, 2020
PLACE: WITC Conference Center, Rice Lake, WI 54868
TIME: 8:00 am is Registration
COST: $40.00 for ISGBA members; $50.00 per person for non-members.
COST FOR YOUTH: 4-H and FFA and other youth pay only $15.00 per person for the clinic.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: January 25, 2020. Late registrations will be charged an additional $10 for adults and $5.00 for youth. Registration covers the cost of the program and the cost of the noon meal.