Monday January 11, 2010
7:00 – 7:10 Welcome, updates and coming events – A. Richard Cobb, Extension Sheep Specialist
7:10 – 7:50 Sheep Fencing for Improved Animal Control & Reduced Predation.
Dean Oswald, Area Extension Specialist, Kewanee
7:50 – 8:40 How we manage our 6,000 head ewe flock.
Donna May, a well known Suffolk producer and her husband also have a 6,000 commercial ewe flock in Howe, Idaho. Donna will tell us about the year round management of those ewes and their lambs as well as the marketing of their lambs and wool.
8:40 – 9:00 Thoughts About the Future of the Sheep Industry in the United States. Problems and opportunities
Richard Cobb will be retiring in May of 2010. He looks at how he sees the future of the U.S and Illinois sheep industries
Producers interested in attending this telenet program should contact their local or regional extension offices.
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