COLUMBUS - Animal-breeding efficiency and the drought's effect on pastures will be two of the topics when Ohio State University Extension co-sponsors the 2013 Sheep and Goat WebEx Program Series in February.
The online series is to be hosted at various Ohio locations Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Other sponsors are the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and the OSU Sheep Team.
Topics and experts are: Feb. 4, "Vaccination Programs for Sheep and Goat Operations," Eric Gordon, Ohio State large-animal veterinarian; Feb. 11, "Artificial Insemination Techniques of Sheep and Goats," Meghan Wulster-Radcliffe, CEO, American Society of Animal Sciences; Feb. 18, "Managing Pastures and Hay Fields after a Drought," Jeff McCutcheon and Rory Lewandowski, OSU Extension; Feb. 25, "Use of EAZI-BREED CIDR for Sheep and Goat Operations," Keith Inskeep, West Virginia University.
Sessions are to be available at 17 locations, most of them OSU Extension offices. A list of host sites can be found at ohiosheep.org/
webex.html or by calling (614) 246-8298.
The series is free but some sites may charge a program or refreshment fee.
For more information, contact Roger High at (614) 292-589 or email@example.com.