WEST VIRGINIA SHEPHERDS FEDERATION
Day Long Sheep and Goat Short Course
8:30 till 9:15am. Registration- Coffee and refreshments will be on hand.
9:30 - Predator control methods: John Forbes, Wildlife Services.
10:00 - Nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating ewes & does, lambs and replacement ewe lambs
Producer round table on nutrition
WV Dept of Ag representative will speak about programs available to producers
11:30 - WVSF Members meeting. All are welcome to sit in.
Drawing for Door Prizes & for current WVSF members only: grand prize drawing.
12:15 - Lunch. $10.00 per person, includes entree, 2 sides, drink and dessert
WVSF Board of Directors meeting during lunch.
1:15 - Scrapie Program Update.
2:00 - Preparing for stress free lambing and kidding in confinement.
Producer Questions and Answers
3:00 - The Easy Care Sheep. Choosing for individual & breed parasite resistance.
4:30 - Adjourn.
For more info;
The WVSF has taken over management of the WV Wool Pool Program. For information, contact;
The West Virginia Fiber Festival is undergoing a reorganization and will not be held in 2016.
The festival volunteers are working on putting together a new management team for 2017, and thank everyone for their hard work and support as we move toward providing an even greater experience for our participants and guests.
Visit the Festival website to find a preliminary volunteer job list for the festival. These positions will need to be filled for us to continue.
To report any problems or make suggestions, please contact Martha. Martha@coopworthsheep.com