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There will be a FAMACHA and fecal egg training for goat and sheep owners on Thursday, May 23rd from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at West Bladen High School(1600 NC 410 HWY, Bladenboro, NC). You will learn how to use the FAMAHCA system to identify which animals have worm problems. The cost is $15 per card (a farm can have multiple people certified). Preregistration is required by May 17th and class size is limited. Call 910-862-4591 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
All 4-H members and volunteers are invited to participate. At least 1 youth and 1 adult representing each club should attend minimally
Down East 4-H Club Meets, contact Stacie Kinlaw (910) 862-4591
This course will cover the basic elements of safe chainsaw operation. Topics will include parts of a chainsaw, personal protective equipment-including parts, proper fit, and importance, chainsaw maintenance, and chainsaw use.
Protective equipment and chainsaws will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own if available. You will have the opportunity to start a chainsaw and cut slices, or "cookies" from logs if you feel comfortable, but it is not a requirement.
This workshop costs $10, which includes lunch and materials. Registration is required by Thursday, May 23 at 10:00 PM. Scholarships are available for those in need.
Contact Laurel Kays at (919) 513-2573 for questions.