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Lambing Workshop


Sheep producers can learn more about lambing time management during the NDSU Lambing workshop at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center on February 12. 

A new lamb being nurtured by its ewe.

The clinic starts at 10 a.m. Central time at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center, 663 U.S. Hwy 281, and will include an afternoon producer tour at A & L Ranch, Woodworth, N.D.

The morning program includes the following presenters and topics:

  • Travis Hoffman, NDSU Extension sheep specialist - wool management
  • Cindy Wolf, veterinarian with the University of Minnesota and member of the O’Neill Family Farm near Rushford, Minn. - ewe health
  • Cody Krause, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - predator control
  • Karl Hoppe, Extension livestock systems specialist at NDSU’s Carrington Research Extension Center - lamb nutrition and marketing

During the afternoon tour of their sheep operation, Brent and Codi Kuss will offer an interactive look at their lambing barn and protocol during their lambing season, and discuss potential challenges to help sheep producers.

Sheep production is gathering more interest by farmers in North Dakota.  Lambing time success in important for productive ewes and healthy vigorous lambs.

For more information, contact Karl Hoppe at 701-652-2951 or or Travis Hoffman at 701-231-222 or .


Karl Hoppe, PhD
Extension Livestock Specialist

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