The Nebraska Sheep and Goat Producers Association and Nebraska Extension are hosting a lambing and kidding school, at 10 a.m. April 13 at the Custer County Fairgrounds, 44100 Memorial Drive in Broken Bow. The school consists of 6 presentations and a hands-on tour.
Presentations cover keeping ewes and does healthy, economical feeding programs, preventing bacteria in sheep herds, treating chilled newborns and good management practices.
The tour includes body condition of ewes and does, care of the young “bum” lamb and goat, when and how to assist difficult births, and other health and management practices.
Cost to attend is $25 for nonmembers, $20 for members, and $10 for students. Handouts and lunch are included in the price.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Melissa Nicholson at 308-386-8378 by April 8.