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Published on Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Ramstead Ranch Hands-On Sustainable Sheep School

July 12 in Ione WA (80 mi. north of Spokane)

Event date: 7/12/2014 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Export event

Guest instructor, Melissa Lines from SkyLines Farm in northern Idaho, will teach this popular event. It covers all the aspects of raising happy, healthy sheep by organic and sustainable methods. Topics include: Management principles & practices for maintaining happy healthy sheep; Feeds & feeding; Minerals for optimal health; Dealing with parasites; Managing rams; Housing & facilities; Rotational Grazing principles and practices; Fencing options; Working with Livestock Guardian Dogs (LGDs); Farm walk to see it all in action...and much more.

See website for full details: http://ramsteadranch.com/on-farm-events/ 

This daylong workshop is designed specifically for beginning small-scale sheep farmers, whether you're just considering raising sheep or have already started your flock. During this workshop you'll get up close and personal with Ramstead Ranch's 42 happy, healthy ewes and their lambs, and you'll go home with a wealth of ideas, inspiration, and a model for your own successful sustainable sheep operation!



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