Multi-County Sheep Program set for May 10

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu

HAMILTON – The Multi-County Sheep Program will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10 at the Hamilton Commission Company, 2525 N. U.S. Highway 281 in Hamilton.

The Multi-County Sheep Program will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 10 at the Hamilton Commission Company, 2525 N. U.S. Highway 281 in Hamilton. (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Steve Byrns)

Cost is $10 and includes lunch. Two general continuing education units will be offered for Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide license holders. The program is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hamilton, Erath, Comanche, Mills, Lampasas and Coryell counties.

Topics include best times to sell, best weights to sell and tails versus no tails; parasite and predator control; forages and grasses for dorper sheep; and economics of dorper sheep.

RSVP is requested by May 3 to Bruce Boyd, AgriLife Extension agent for Hamilton County, by email bruce.boyd@ag.tamu.edu or call 254-386-3919.

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