Friday, April 1, 2016

LSU Small Ruminant Field Day April 30

You are invited to attend the Small Ruminant Field Day on Saturday, April 30, at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine on Skip Bertman Drive, Baton Rouge, La.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the program starting at 8:30 a.m. with fee of $5 per person or $10 for a family of 3 or less that includes lunch and handout materials.

Kentwood Co-op, Kentwood, La., is the major sponsor of the field day hosted by the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU Ag Center, and Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

8:45 am Forage management, nutrition, and health synergies
9:45 am Feeding with distiller grains
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Infectious and parasitic diseases
11:00 am Reproduction performance
11:30 am Drug use and off-label issues
12:00 pm Working lunch   FAMACHA® certification for interested producers 
    ($10 additional fee to cover card cost)
  1:00 pm Herd management cycle 
  1:30 pm Southern University agricultural research and extension update 
  2:00 – 3:30 pm Demonstrations and hands-on management practices, TigerStadium.
            • FAMACHA® certification practice
• Fecal collection, blood collection, injections  
• Banding, docking, castration, body condition scoring

For more information, contact Jim Miller, 225-578-9652, or Ken McMillin, 225-578-3438,

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