California Wool Growers Association (CWGA) is hosting four interactive workshops focusing on improving lamb marketing and quality as well as producer profitability by applying innovative management practices and technologies. Topics to be discussed include:
- Genetic Selection to Improve Lamb Quality and Ewe Productivity
- Increasing Lamb Production Efficiency with Accelerated Lambing
- Effective Nutrition Management Practices – Proper Forage Analysis & Mineral Supplementation
- Management Tools for Herd Optimization and Production Efficiency
- Best Management Practices for Sheep Operations
- Lamb Feeding and Management Practices
Interactive demonstrations will focus on utilizing ultrasound technology to identify unproductive ewes, utilizing “teaser” rams, ewe culling practices, electronic animal identification, record-keeping, body condition scoring, pasture lambing, FAMACHA scoring, predator management, and much more.
Thursday, January 18 ∼ UC Hopland Research & Extension Center (4070 University Road, Hopland, CA 95449)
Workshop Cost ∼ $25.00 for CWGA members, $35.00 non-members
Registration Deadline January 8th.
To register contact the CWGA office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (916) 444-8122 or UCCE Mendocino 707-463-4495