On Saturday, May 16th, from 8:30
to 3:30, a day of Urban Shepherds
Training at The Spicy Lamb Farm in Peninsula will prepare you for using sheep
and goats (small ruminants) to graze seasonally for vegetation management. Lunch
and FAMACHA training are included.
The May 16th Urban Shepherds Training
day teaches people how to care for a flock during the grazing season. Topics include: The
Shepherd’s Calendar, How to Handle a Sheep, How to Oversee Grazing Flocks, How
to Recognize Common Sheep Ailments, How to Handle Sheep, Moving and
Maintaining Fencing, and FAMACHA training for parasite management. Upon completion on training, you should be ready to care
for flocks during the Maintenance Period of the Shepherd’s Calendar so you can start your urban grazing project.
For more information , go to www.UrbanShepherds.org.