13th Annual Small Rumin Field Day 2018


Thirteenth Annual Small Ruminant Field Day

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU Ag Center

October 6, 2018

Morning Session - Auditorium

7:30-8:30 Registration,

8:30-8:45 Welcoming remarks from university officials (Dr. J.D. Baines, Dean LSU SVM; Dr. P. Elzer, Associate Dean of Agriculture and Director of School of Animal Sciences)

8:45-9:30 Breeding soundness and preparation for breeding (Dr. Chance Armstrong)

9:30-10:15 Urothiasis and health for breeding and gestation (Dr. Clare Scully)

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30-11:15 Selection of show stock and breeding animals (Rodney Johnson)

11:15-11:45 Toxic plants and their control (Dr. Matt Welborn)

11:45-12:15 Nutrition for breeding and gestation (Trent Dugas and Dr. Cathy Williams)

Working Lunch - Room 1212C

12:15-2:00 FAMACHA© Certification (Dr. Clare Scully and Dr. Matt Welborn)

Afternoon Session - Room 1205

1:15-1:45Preparation for breeding and kidding/lambing (Randy Wright)

1:45-2:00Louisiana Master Goat Producer Program (Rodney Johnson)

2:00-3:30Demonstrations and hands-on – Dr. Clare Scully and Dr. Matt Welborn

FAMACHA certification

Hands-on: Injections, fecal collection, blood collection, body condition score, etc.

Interaction with the vets (Q & A)


Organizing Committee

Dr. Clare Scully, Chair

Dr. Ken McMillin

Dr. Matt Welborn

Rodney Johnson

Randy Wright

Dr. Chance Armstrong

10/1/2018 4:57:40 PM
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