Class size is limited and prepaid registration is required for the workshops, which are presented by Washington State University Snohomish County Extension agriculture and 4-H programs. Cost is $20 per person per workshop or $50 per person for all three. Participants will receive a flash drive loaded with resources.
Register online at http://livestock.brownpapertickets.com or download the form at http://snohomish.wsu.edu/livestock-handling and mail with a check. For more information, contact Kate Ryan Halstead at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-357-6024.
Hands-on workshops with live animals will include topics such as hoof trimming, injections, dehorning, halter training, nutrition, fencing and more. Workshops will be taught by award-winning graduates and seniors from the WSU Snohomish County 4-H livestock program.
Poultry: 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 2. Proper care and handling for all types of poultry, egg and meat breeds, housing, nutrition and more.
Beef: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2. Proper leading, handling, dehorning and injection techniques along with fencing, nutrition and more.
Goats: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 3. The basics of handling, nutrition, fencing, housing, dehorning, milking, kid care and more.
Kate Ryan Halstead, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 425-357-6024, cell 360-794-6081, email@example.com