Network Farmers

Dear sheep enthusiast,

Eweprofit II school will be held Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the University of Kentucky C. Oran Little Research Center Sheep Unit.  The center is located at 1171 Midway  Rd., Versailles, KY. This school is designed for new and prospective sheep producers, although veteran producers are welcome to come and hone their shepherding skills.  Topics of discussion, demonstration, and hands-on for Eweprofit II are internal parasite control, foot care, body condition scoring ewes, breeding soundness examination of rams, and preparing ewes for lambing in January/February.The school begins at 10 a.m. (EDT), with lunch on your own from 12 to 1 p.m., and will conclude at 3 p.m. (EDT).  There is no official pre-registration or fee for Eweprofit II.  However, the school does ask that participants call or email Dr. Don Ely at 859-257-2717dely@uky.edu prior to October 9 to verify attendance.

Robin Notton, Staff / DGS Support

Animal and Food Sciences

University of Kentucky

 

900 Garrigus Building

Lexington, KY  40546-0215

Phone 859-257-7508

Four Hills Farm has been GAP 4 Animal Welfare Certified since March 2017.

G.A.P.’s Animal Welfare food labeling program guarantees that certified animals are raised without the use of antibiotics, added hormones, or animal by-products.  Level 4 indicates that the sheep are pasture-raised. Each farm in the FHF network is audited annually.