Small Ruminant Animal Husbandry & Herd Health Class

  • September 02, 2017 - September 02, 2017
  • Location: Shepherd's Cross
  • Address: 16792 East 450 Rd, Claremore, OK 74017
  • Times: From: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Admission: $79 per person; $149 for 2 people; $199 for up to 4 people
  • Contact: Amy Kinsey or Dr. Diane Dickinson
  • 918-342-5911
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  • Free Parking?: Yes
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Class Topics Include · Vaccinations · Feet Trimming · Tail Docking · Bloodless castration · Managing pasture & Feeding · Parasites & Worms · FAMACHA · Lambing & Birthing · Neonatal care - lambs, kids & others · Tubing · Wool Management · AWA · Shearing · Practical, profitable, flock herd health for the working shepherd · Sheep, goats, alpacas & others · Much more in this full day! • Shepherd’s Cross is a working sheep farm, operated by Mr. Peter & Dr. Diane Dickinson for over twenty 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 onsite mini-wool mill, with minimal processing & chemical free washing. • 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 30 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, handouts, 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

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