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Lambing & Kidding School

8:30 am–6:00 pm
Lincoln Area
Wayde Pickinpaugh, (402) 335-2669,
The 2023 Eastern Nebraska Lambing and Kidding School on Saturday January 21, 2023 held near Lincoln will feature farm tours, hands-on demonstrations, and presentations by expert speakers.

Nebraska Extension is hosting the clinic that will run from approximately 8:30a.m. – 6:00 p.m. CT, starting with Registration at Pickinpaugh Livestock, 9801 Van Dorn St, Lincoln NE, 68520. Following the sheep tour of Pickinpaugh Livestock, we will travel to the Otoe County Fairgrounds, 198 Plum Street, Syracuse for lunch and presentations. Following the speakers, we will travel to Burchard, Nebraska for goat farm tours at Black Family Livestock, 61026 708 Road, Burchard NE and Plum Creek Farms at 60685 712 Road, Burchard NE.

To register, e-mail or call Wayde Pickinpaugh, Nebraska Extension Livestock Systems Educator at 402-335-2669 by January 18. The cost to attend in person is $20 per person, $55 for a family up to 5 attendees. Handouts and lunch are included.

Lunch will be held at the Fair Center Building in Syracuse, NE. After lunch, Ryan Hassebrook, local sheep producer, will speak on proper nutrition and feeding programs. Becky Funk, DVM, will discuss when lambing and kidding doesn’t go as planned. Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator, will cover reproductive diseases in both sheep and goats. We will close out the day traveling to Black Family Livestock as well as Plum Creek Farms where we will tour the facilities and discuss goat herd management.

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This event originated in UNL Beef.