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2015 Sheep Seminar – Today’s Sheep Operations
Today’s Sheep Operation
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Exhibition Building, Island Grove Regional Park
525 North 15th Avenue, Greeley, CO
Registration 8:00 am—9:00 am
Program 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Registration deadline Monday, November 11, 2015
R.S.V.P. is required, use Registration Form (Click here to download) to register. If you do not have Internet call 970-304-6535. Free parking available.
The purpose of the Weld County Sheep Seminar is to provide you with additional tools to expand your knowledge and increase your relationship building that will help you with your sheep enterprise.
Tentative Program schedule:
- 8:00 am—9:00 am:
Check in (Donuts & coffee available at concessions)
- 9:00 am -10:00 am:
Session 1 – Sheep Animal Health & Reproduction
Speaker—Dr. David Van Metre, CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital
- 10:00 am-11:00 am:
Session 2 – The Story of Lamb
Speaker—Steve LeValley, PhD, CSU Extension Sheep Specialist
- 11:00 am-12:00 noon:
Session 3—Lamb Marketing Options for Farm Flock Producers
Speaker– Ron Cole, ASI Wool Quality and Education Consultant
- 12:00 noon-1:00 pm:
Lunch (Available at reasonable price, proceeds will go to 4-H)
- 1:00 pm-2:00 pm:
Session 4 – Adding Value to Your Wool Clip
Speaker—Ron Cole, ASI Wool Quality and Education Consultant
- 2:00 pm—3:00 pm:
Session 5 – What Do I Do With That Fleece?
Speaker –Nancy Irlbeck, PhD, Animal Nutritionist, ANIROONZ Sheep Company
- 3:00 pm—3:30 pm:
Evaluation, guest drawing, program closes.
The Colorado Pork Producers Council will be hosting their annual meeting after this event. All producers are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Colorado State University Extension programs are available to all without discrimination.
If you have a disability for which you seek an accommodation, please notify Larry Hooker at 970-304-6535 ext. 2093 by 5:00 pm Friday, November 6, 2015.
Click on the registration form link at the right, fill it out completely and send to our office address below:
Weld County Extension
525 North 15th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80631
Deadline for registration form is Monday, November 11, 2015.
Colorado State University Extension
Weld County Livestock Association
High Plains Cattle Supply
4 Rivers Equipment