Shepherd’s Cross in Claremore is offering a Small Ruminant Animal Husbandry and Herd Health Class on Saturday, September 2, from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.
Class Topics Include
- Feet Trimming
- Tail Docking
- Bloodless castration
- Managing pasture & Feeding
- Parasites & Worms
- Lambing & Birthing
- Neonatal care – lambs, kids & others
- Wool Management
- Practical, profitable, flock herd health for the working shepherd
- Sheep, goats, alpacas & others
- Much more in this full day!
- Shepherd’s Cross is a working sheep farm, operated by Mr. Peter & Dr. Diane Dickinson for over twenty years. Other animals on the farm include cattle, alpacas, lamas, donkeys, horses & poultry.
- Shepherd’s Cross is an Animal Welfare Approved sheep farm. The livestock are pasture raised and pasture fed.
- Shepherd’s Cross processes wool in the onsite mini-wool mill, with minimal processing & chemical free washing.
- The Dickinsons shear their own flock, in the original method of shearing described in Isaiah 53:7
- The Dickinsons provide animal husbandry classes, veterinary care and training, wool mill training and Lamb of God Bible studies around the world, through the non-profit organization Heart of the Shepherd that operates on the farm.
- The primary instructor for the class is Dr. Diane Dickinson, a licensed veterinarian and a agriculturalist, with over 30 years of livestock and farming experience. Her unique perspective of animal husbandry care includes that of a producer, a veterinarian, the small flock & herd, global agriculture, Biblical agriculture, sustainable living, natural production, agritourism and niche markets.
Class includes instruction, handouts, videos, tutorials & hands on experience. Snacks and beverages provided.
$79.00 per person
Or $149 for 2 family members
Or $199 for the whole family (age 16 & over)
Come by the farm, call or email for registration form. Classes fill quickly – Class maximum 20
Location: Shepherd’s Cross
16792 East 450 Road, Claremore, OK 74017