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Dairy Goat Day

November 3, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

$25

November 3rd, 8am-4:30pm

Pleasant Hill High School, 36386 OR-58, Pleasant Hill, Oregon

Sponsored by Emerald Dairy Goat Association & OSU Extension Service Small Farms Program

Classes, displays, and hands-on learning in a friendly, low-key setting will strengthen your goat confidence and know-how.  If you are an experienced “goat person” or you hope, to be, this event is for you!

 

Cost: $25/Person or $40 for two people from the same farm.  4H Youth can attend for $5.

Register here: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/events/dairy-goat-day

For questions please contact Teagan.moran@oregonstate.edu or call (541) 766-3553

 

SCHEDULE: 

8:00 – 9:00 am     Check-in and refreshments

9:00 – 9:15           Welcome

9:15-9:30             Transition to Session 1

Session 1: 9:30 -11:00

  • Adventures with Pack Goats, Wayne Sherrard
  • Common Diseases of Goats Dr. Charles Estill, OSU
  • Getting Started with Milk Certification Part 1, Willamette DHIA

Session 2: 11:15 -12:45    

  • Cheese Making for the Home Dairy, Kristina Keedy
  • Managing Internal Parasites Dr. Charles Estill, OSU
  • Getting Started with Milk Certification Part 2, Willamette DHIA

Lunch (bring a Sack Lunch) 12:45 – 2:00 

  • Visit with vendors
  • Demonstration: “How to build an inexpensive milk stand from PVC”, Becky Gee

Session 3: 2:00 – 3:00                       

  • Livestock Guardian Animals, Meg Hicks
  • Herbal Nutrition & Health for Goats Part 1, Katherine Drovdahl
  • Pasture Management, Melissa Fery, OSU

Break: 3:00- 3:30 Last chance to check in with exhibitors

Session 4: 3:30 – 4:30       

  • Raising Goats for Meat, Meg Hicks
  • Herbal Nutrition & Health for Goats Part 2, Katherine Drovdahl
  • Finessing Freshening: The 123s of Milking, Sage Rosene

Details

Date:
November 3, 2018
Time:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$25
Website:
https://extension.oregonstate.edu/smallfarms/events/dairy-goat-day

Organizer

OSU Small Farms Program

Venue

Pleasant Hill High School
36386 OR-58
Pleasant Hill, OR United States
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