Winter Sheep Program Offered at 28 Locations
AMES, Iowa -- The Iowa State University (ISU) Extension sheep program series will be offered in 28 counties in Iowa.
The first program will be held Nov. 29. Dr. Paul Plummer, ISU Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, is the featured presenter for the first program. Understanding, diagnosing and treating sheep with polioencephalomacia is the subject of his presentation. Dr. Plummer will examine the impact high sulfur diets have on the incidence of polioencephalomacia, along with a discussion of feeding corn processing coproducts.
The programs will be held at the ISU Extension county offices listed below. The cost per session is $10 evening with a starting time of 7 p.m.
The second program in the series will be offered on Dec. 13, will feature Dan Morrical, sheep specialist, ISU Extension, addressing how to manage feed costs in the bioeconomy. The last session will be held Jan. 10, and will provide an overview of the British Sheep Industry travel tour.
The following counties will offer this program series:
Wapello (This will be held in Eddyville)
Daniel Morrical , Animal Science, (515) 294-2904, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean McGuire , Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-7033, email@example.com