Sunbury, PA: A deep dive into raising sheep. This 3-day course held on a working sheep farm will teach you the fundamental principles and challenges of raising sheep, with an emphasis on practical skills and hands-on experience. You will be based at Owens Farm, and will also visit other sheep operations to see how marketing strategy influences infrastructure, management protocols, lambing season, and nutrition. 3-day format allows ample time for handling sheep in different scenarios, mastering skills, understanding the role of border collies, examining infrastructure, and discussing day-to-day issues. Includes meals and, of course, a Cool Tee Shirt! Preregistration required. Full info, daily agenda, registration on website.
Learn more: http://www.owensfarm.com