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Livestock Workshops for the Beginner

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There is no better way to learn farming basics than at Remick.

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FARMING BASICS FROM THE FARMER

Barnyard Basics

NO SCHEDULED DATES AT THIS TIME

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Each workshop provides sound advice and a sounding board... there's nothing basic about that!

Chickens
This workshop is designed for the beginning chicken owner, or anyone who has ever thought of raising a flock, both for eggs and for meat. We will provide basic information on chickens: shelter, care, nutrition, etc. The workshop will include a walk around the farm to see the various chicken coops and meet the Remick flock.

Sheep & Lambing
This workshop is designed for the beginning sheep owner, or anyone who has ever thought of raising a flock for meat and/or fiber. We will provide basic information on sheep: shelter, care, nutrition, etc. We will also be discussing lambing basics for both ewes and lambs. The workshop will include a tour of the Remick lambing barn as well as an opportunity for some hands-on experience with our flock of North Country Cheviots.

Pigs
This workshop is designed for the beginning pig owner, or anyone who has ever thought of raising pigs for meat. We will provide basic information on pigs: shelter, care, nutrition, etc. The workshop will include a walk around the farm to see the shelter, pastures and pigs.

Cattle
This workshop is designed for the beginning cattle owner, or anyone who has ever thought of raising cattle for meat or milk production. We will provide basic information on cattle: shelter, care, breeding, and nutrition, etc., for calves, steers, heifers and cows. The workshop will include a tour around the farm to see the cattle barn, milking parlor, pastures and both beef and dairy cattle. This workshop will also include an artificial insemination demonstration. 

THE BASICS FOR EACH SESSION
Dates: TBD
Time: TBD
Cost: TBD, open to ages 16 and above
Registration is required 2 days prior to each workshop. Please dress for the outdoors, the conditions forcasted the day of the session, and wear footwear appropriate for walking on the farm. There will be ample Q&A time.

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