Lambing Clinic Agenda

March 20, 2021   9 am to 5 pm

Morning Location: Mount Pleasant Community Center, half a mile or so from Owens Farm, between Riverside and Sunbury

9:00   Registration, coffee and light snack 
9:30   Dr. Jackie Rapp, Susquehanna Valley Vet, Paxinos PA
   -Pre-Lambing Strategies for Success
   -Normal Birthing Process and Signs of Trouble
   -Call The Vet, or Read The Book and DIY?
10:45                       BREAK
11:00    Why Did It Die? Dr. Rapp
          -Learning From Your Lost Lambs (necropsy)

11:45    ***********LUNCH**************

12:30   Top Ten Tips For Saving Lambs 
                Caroline Owens, Jan Motter, Jerry McCarthy
    Experienced shepherds share their secrets of success.

                      Move to Owens Farm
1:30-5:00    Demonstration and practice in the Owens lambing barns.    Divide into small groups led by our guest shepherds, for practice & questions 

5:00   Adjourn