Backyard Sheep Workshop

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Backyard Sheep Workshop

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Free – $25

If you’re planning to welcome a small group of into your life, you’ll want to be prepared! Join us for this introductory workshop on small-scale shepherding, with MOFGA’s Organic Dairy & Livestock Specialist, Jacki Martinez Perkins. This hands-on workshop will cover topics such as: ensuring appropriate space and resources for your flock; grazing; herding; seasonal care tasks; troubleshooting common issues; and health and safety. Participants will have opportunities to learn via discussion, instructor demonstrations, and handling sheep themselves while under instructor guidance.

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Rain date: August 26

This workshop will be held at Misty Brook Farm in Albion, and will feature a small group of milking sheep shepherded by Becca Hansen of Golden Fleece. Participants will receive an email with further details on the location, recommended attire, and more before the event takes place. In the meantime, please feel welcome to contact us for information about site accessibility.

Questions? Email [email protected]

Sheep running towards the farm for a meal at Horsepower Farm

Details

Date:
August 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free – $25
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Venue

Misty Brook Farm
156 Bog Rd.
Albion, ME 04910 United States
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