Goat night

JAY — Ward Lumber is hosting a free Goat Night on Tuesday, June 4 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. for anyone interested in learning about or raising goats.
Seminar topics include: Breeding (selection of breeding stock, buck and doe physiology, heat cycles); Kidding (supplies needed, what to do with mom & the kids); Milking (How to milk properly, storing & using milk); Kid Care (feeding & weaning, medications, commons problems & how to avoid them). Kids will be on hand and there will be a milking demonstration.
The guest speaker is Rose Bartiss from Rose’s Goats. Rose has been raising dairy goats near Vermontville, New York for over nine years. In 2011, Rose started the Adirondack Goat Club to bring together goat owners and enthusiasts all over the area. The mission of the club is to create a network of people who can rely on each other for help with their goats, for the sharing of information and equipment, and for the sale and trade of quality animals. Rose will share what she has learned over the years with attendees of Goat Night to help goat owners and aspiring goat owners learn how to take good care of their animals and raise happy, healthy goats.
The event is free, and there will be prize drawings, pizza and refreshments. To register, go to WardLumber.com or call Kim at 946-2110, Ext. 120.


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