Sheep and Goat Fecal Egg Count Testing - CANCELLED
Instructor: Kristi Kistner
Student’s Required Skills: All welcome
Class Description: A significant part of producing excellent fiber is related to animal health. This workshop will complement the FAMACHA Training workshop and provide background information on sheep and goat internal parasites, a demonstration on how to perform Fecal Egg Count (FEC) Testing, training in how to collect fecal samples, and time for students to perform FEC Testing with collected samples. All materials to perform the testing will be provided during the workshop. Electronic handouts will include a FEC test procedure and equipment list, training images for parasite identification, and additional information on parasite monitoring and control. Information on purchasing FEC test materials and equipment will be provided to students before and during the workshop.
Students Should Bring to Class: Smartphone or Tablet/Laptop in order to view training slides/materials online during training.
Supplies Provided by Instructor (included in the Materials Fee): Students will receive electronic handouts, to include a FEC test procedure and equipment list, training images for parasite identification, and additional information on parasite monitoring and control. Testing supplies (puppy pee pad, disposable gloves, syringe, pipettes, tongue depressors, sharpie marker, flotation solution, plastic tumblers) will also be provided.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00
Cost: $51 (includes $15 materials fee)