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Saturday, January 18 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Make Ready! Getting your defense together on parasites with new treatments and strategies.

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A primary concern for any small ruminant producer is control of internal parasites. In particular, the Haemunchus contortus, also known as the barber pole worm, can be deadly within a fairly short amount of time and have a serious impact on the productivity and profitability of a flock or herd. Decades of chemical de-wormer usage has contributed to a worldwide problem of resistance by these pests to most drug treatments. So what is the best way to keep animals healthy and productive and the farm profitable? Come hear about the latest research results on preventive practices and treatments.

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Kimberly Hagen

UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Kimberly joined the UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture in February 2012 to provide technical assistance and support for grass-based farms: for those already immersed in the practices, those planning to transition, and everything in between. Kimberly spent several years working... Read More →


Saturday January 18, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am EST
Captain's Room - Lake Morey Resort Fairlee, VT, USA