What's new in the world of worms?
April 2, 2018
Does Lambing Treatment Benefit Lambs?
British researchers conducted a study to determine 1) the effect of treating or withholding anthelmintic treatments; and (2) the effect of treatment of ewes with a persistent or non-persistent anthelmintic, on early infection in lambs in the UK.
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Proceedings available on flash drive
Proceedings from the Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference All Worms All Day are now available on a flash drive. The conference was held December 9, 2017, at Delaware State University. Speakers were members of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC). All topics pertained to internal parasites (worms and coccidia) in small ruminants.
To receive the flash drive, send your name and address, along with a $10 check payable to the University of Maryland to All Worms All Day Flash Drive, Western Maryland Research & Education Center, 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756.
Marketing Sericea Lespedeza
Sericea lespedeza is a high-tannin forage that has been shown to reduce internal parasite loads in sheep and goats.
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Upcoming FAMACHA© Workshops
Small Ruminant Conference, including FAMACHA© training
Faulkner County Extension Office, Vilonia, Arkansas
Info: Richard Klerk at (501) 329-8344 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FAMACHA©, plus other small ruminant topics
Monroe County Rec Department, Forsyth, Georgia
Info: Caitlin Bennett Jackson at (478) 994-7014 or email@example.com
Parasite Workshop & FAMACHA© training
Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma