KSWPA>> Sheeprofit Day

Sheeprofit Day is back!

Selection and Management of Replacement Stock

Date: May 24, 2018


Location: C. Oran Little Research Center Sheep Unit, 1171 Midway Road (U.S. Highway 62), Versailles, KY, 40383.


Check-In:  3:30 to 4:00 p.m. EDT.


Program: 4:00-6:00pm E.D.T.

Questions: Dr. Don Ely, 859-257-2717

You can still register at the door! 

The keynote speaker will be Mr. Warren Beeler, Director of the Governor’s Office of Agriculture Policy. He will discuss “What’s the Future for Kentucky’s Sheep Industry?” This address will be followed by a lamb dinner.

Presentations will include:
 
Selection Based on Genetics, Performance, and Visual Appraisal

Debra Aaron: Professor, Animal and Food Sciences
Endre Fink: Manager, UK Sheep Unit
Ann Leed: Academic Program
Coordinator, Animal and Food Sciences
 
Management from Birth Through First Lambing

Don Ely: Professor, Animal and Food Sciences
Frank Berry: Research Coordinator, UK Sheep Unit

Breeding sheep for sale!

Time will be available to see:

  • ewes with April-born lambs,

  • ewes in breeding groups for fall lambing,

  • artificial lamb rearing,

  • finishing market lambs,

  • a stud ram battery, and

  • breeding sheep for sale.

Bring Your Wool!
The 2018 KY Wool Pool is collecting wool from 9am-3pm before Sheeprofit day at the UK Sheep Unit. Learn more about the Wool Pool.

Kentucky Sheep and Goat Development Office

PO Box 4709

Frankfort, KY 40604

502-682-7780

sharon@kysheepandgoat.org