Parasite Management in Livestock Workshops
Join us for a two part series to learn about parasite management in livestock. We will discuss best management practices for controlling parasites in our herds and flocks.

Part one:  We will discuss fecal egg counts (FEC): why we do them, utilizing results to make management decisions, benefits, and limitations. Participants will learn how to perform a FEC. All livestock will be included for the discussion; however, there will be a large focus on small ruminants.

Part two:  Hands-on training for certification in FAMACHA. FAMACHA is a management tool that allows small ruminant producers to assess anemia in sheep and goats caused by the barber pole worm. Participants will be taught the proper way to evaluate an animal for barber pole infection utilizing FAMACHA.

Additional Details:
Part one - Wednesday, July 13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. - Davidson County Extension Center, 301 E. Center St., Lexington, NC

Part two - Wednesday, July 20, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. - Local Davidson County Farm, Location TBA

Cost is $5 per session, per person.  

Registration deadline (which includes payment) is Monday, July 11.  Spaces are limited.  

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What type(s) of livestock do you own? *
I plan to attend part one - Fecal Egg Counting and Parasite Management on July 13. *
This workshop will be held from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Davidson County Extension Center, 301 E. Center St., Lexington, NC.  Cost is $5 per person.
I plan to attend part two - FAMACHA Training on July 20. *
This workshop will be held from 8-11 at a local farm in Davidson County Extension Center.  (Location will be sent to registered attendees.)  Cost is $5 per person.
I understand that my payment must be received by July 11 to complete my registration. *
A check or the exact amount in cash will be accepted as payment.  Checks should be made payable to Davidson County Livestock.  Please mail (or deliver your payment in person) to: Davidson County Livestock 301 E. Center St. Lexington, NC 27292
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