Sheep and goat meeting set for Nov. 20 in Parsons

K-State Research & Extension’s Wildcat District is hosting a meeting that will focus on managing sheep and goats. The meeting will be held on Nov. 20 at the Southeast Research and Extension Center, located at 25092 Ness Road in Parsons. This event will begin with registration at 6:30 p.m. with the program set to begin at 6:45 p.m.  

K-State Research & Extension Sheep and Goat Specialist Alison Crane will begin the program with a presentation on sheep and goat nutrition. Kurtis Gregory, DVM, of Columbus Veterinary Clinic will discuss developing a year round herd health program for goats as well as well as preparing and dealing with kidding. The program will wrap up with a similar discussion on sheep given by James Allen, DVM, of Allen Veterinary Center of Parsons. Both Dr. Gregory and Dr. Allen manage their own flocks of goats and sheep and have many years of practical experience to share with producers.

More information about this meeting as well as others sponsored by the Wildcat District is available on the home page of our website or you can contact Wildcat Extension District Livestock & Forage Agent Keith Martin at 620-784- 5337 or [email protected].