Animal Husbandry & Herd Health Class

  • May 19, 2018 - May 19, 2018
  • Location: - Other Venue -
  • Address: 16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017-0935
  • Times: From: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Admission: 79.00 per person
  • Contact: Dr. Diane Dickinson
  • 918-342-5911
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  • Free Parking?: Yes
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Small Ruminant
Animal Husbandry & Herd Health Class
Saturday, May 19, 2018
8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Class Topics Include
· Vaccinations
· Feet Trimming
· Tail Docking
· Bloodless castration
· Managing pasture & Feeding
· Parasites & Worms
· Lambing & Birthing
· Neonatal care - lambs, kids & others
· Tubing
· Wool Management
· Shearing
· Practical, profitable, flock herd health for the working shepherd
· Sheep, goats, alpacas & others
· Much more in this full day!

· Hands on experience & resources provided
· Shepherd’s Cross is a working sheep farm, operated by Mr. Peter & Dr. Diane Dickinson for over twenty-five
years. Other animals on the farm include cattle, alpacas, lamas, donkeys, horses & poultry.
· Shepherd’s Cross is an Animal Welfare Approved sheep farm. The livestock are pasture raised and pasture fed.
· Shepherd’s Cross processes wool in the on site mini-wool mill, with minimal processing & chemical free
· The Dickinsons shear their own flock, in the original method of shearing described in Isaiah 53:7
· The Dickinsons provide animal husbandry classes, veterinary care and training, wool mill training and Lamb of
God Bible studies around the world, through the non-profit organization Heart of the Shepherd that operates on
the farm.
· The primary instructor for the class is Dr. Diane Dickinson, a licensed veterinarian and a agriculturalist, with over
35 years of livestock and farming experience. Her unique perspective of animal husbandry care includes that of a
producer, a veterinarian, the small flock & herd, global agriculture, Biblical agriculture, sustainable living, natural
production, agritourism and niche markets.
Registration Information
Class includes instruction, hand outs, videos, tutorials & hands on experience. Snacks and beverages provided.
$79.00 per person
or $149 for 2 family members
or $199 for the whole family (age 16 & over)
Come by the farm, call or email for registration form. Classes fill quickly - Class maximum 20

Location: Shepherd’s Cross
16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017

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