Penn State Extension, Bucks County is offering a Sheep Management Course to teach the basics of raising sheep.
If you have sheep, are thinking about getting some, or just want to learn more about them, this course is for you. You will learn the basics of sheep husbandry including feeding, health, lambing, reproduction and pasture management.
More than 300 aspiring shepherds have completed this course in previous years.
The course will run eight consecutive Wednesday evenings, starting September 19th, 7:30 to 9:30pm at the Bucks County Extension Office, 1282 Almshouse Road, Neshaminy Manor Center, Doylestown.
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Cost is $30 per person/$40 per couple.
For more information, call the Bucks County Extension office (215-345-3283) or visit the Penn State Start Farming Website, http://extension.psu.edu/start-farming and click on “Courses” at the top of the page.