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Lambing School 2023


When: February 3-5. 

Friday, February 3: 12pm-4pm
Saturday, February 4: 8am-4pm
Sunday, February 5: 8am-12pm

Where: UC Hopland Research and Extension Center. 4070 University Road, Hopland, CA 95449. Limited low cost accommodation available for additional cost. Contact to find out more. 

Join UC Davis Sheep and Goat Extension Veterinarian Dr. Rosie Busch, and shepherd Alison Smith (UC Hopland Research and Extension Center) for an in-depth, real-time look at barn and pasture lambing systems.
Over the course of three days, we'll provide real-time information about managing lambing systems, including lambing problems, lamb/ewe nutrition, record-keeping, and lamb survival.
Limited to 20 participants.

$190. One scholarship available. Scholarship applications close on Friday, December 16, 2022.

This class would suit: Small flock owners. Those who have some experience of lambing or are beginning to work with sheep. Those who work with larger flocks and are involved in the breeding cycle.

Questions, accommodations needed? Please contact Hannah Bird 707-744-1424 x105





PAYMENT - Full class cost is $190 per person. Scholarships are available.

To make payment, and secure your class placement, enter your payment amount in the below field. You will be redirected to a credit card processing page to complete payment.

To apply for scholarship, please complete the scholarship question below, do not make payment at this time. Scholarship applications must be received by 5pm, Friday, December 16, 2022. You will receive a response regarding your application on December 21, 2022.


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