2010 Shepherds' Clinic Programs
Monday January 4, 2010, 7 – 9PM
7-7:10PM Welcome, Updates, and Coming events - A. Richard Cobb, Extension Sheep Specialist
7:10 – 7:50 – Preventing and treating Hypothermia in new born lambs. – Dr. Clifford Shipley, University of Illinois
7:50 – 8:40 Is there a Future for Producers selling Sheep Poo?
Becky Weber and Charley Bedinger have started "Ewe Poo Compost", a company that composts and sells composted sheep manure. They will outline why, how and where they market their products as well as the hoops you will need to jump through to do the same.
8:45 – 9:00 Update on the Illinois Scrapie Situation
Dr. Rick Jones will bring producers up to date on recent changes in the Illinois Scrapie program
Producers interested in attending this telenet program should contact their local or regional extension offices.
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