IPM / FAMACHA Workshop

Event Details


June 10, 2022


5:30pm - 8:30pm


The Shepherd's Place
9887 Wesley Rd
Houghton, NY 14744


Southwest New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Program

Lynn Bliven

Internal Parasites in Small Ruminants IPM/FAMACHA© Workshop Sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Allegany County

5:30 to 8:30 pm Friday, June 10, 2022

Hosted by: Mahlon & Miriam Miller The Shepherd's Place 9887 Wesley Rd Houghton, NY 14744

Who is this for?

Sheep producers

Goat producers

Those interested in sustainable internal parasite control and management strategies

What will you learn?

Know your parasites

Know your tools - management practices, prescribed grazing, animal selection

To worm or not to worm

FAMACHA scoring and 5-point checks (health exam)

Space is limited - preregistration is required!


Instruction led by: Amy Barkley, Livestock Specialist, Southwest NY Dairy, Livestock & Field Crop Team and Lynn Bliven, Ag & Natural Resources Issue Leader


Cost: $35 which includes one FAMACHA© card, workshop, handouts and dinner for 1; additional $15 for second individual (workshop and dinner) from same farm/family.


Contact: Lynn Bliven 585-268-7644 ext. 18 or email lao3@cornell.edu

Participants may pay at the door however pre-registration required by June 6, 2022 so we can ensure enough space, food and handouts.


In the interest of biosecurity, please wear clean clothes and shoes to the workshop and plan to change them prior to doing your own farm chores.

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