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Sheep conference

May 25


Central Texas Small Ruminant Committee

2023 Hair Sheep Conference

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host the 2023 Sheep Conference on May 25th at the Exchange Events Center, located at 300 S. Jefferson Avenue, McGregor Tx.  Registration will begin at 7:30 am.

We will start with Purina Nutritionist Clay Elliott speaking on Visual Selection Fundamentals; Jake Thorne, Extension Sheep and Goat Specialist will present onManaging Internal Parasites in Sheep; Reid Redden, Extension Sheep and Goat Specialist will discuss the Benefits of Hair Sheep in Texas.  Reid will also introduce new research in the 21stCentury Hair Sheep Genetic Selection Technologies; Dr. Elliott will present on Supplementing the Diet of Hair Sheep; we will have Jake Thorne lead a discussion on Management of Weaned Lambs.  Derek Poe, the General Manager of the Hamilton Commission Company, is going to speak on Market Trends & Opportunities.  Finally, Bill Costanzo, Extension Research Associate, will present on Livestock Predation Management.  

Interested participants should contact the McLennan County Extension Office at (254)757-5180.

The cost to attend is $25 per person and is payable by check or cash only.

Please RSVP by Thursday, May 18th.



May 25
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Extraco Events Center
4601 Bosque Boulevard
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