At the Penn State Extension Annual Meeting in Dublin, Mid-Atlantic Farm Credit sponsored and presented awards to Bucks County 4-H youth members who have achieved excellence in Animal Science project areas.
On March 23rd, the Bucks County 4-H Livestock Judging team traveled up to Penn State University for the annual spring contest.
Buyers turn out to support 4-H youth
January is the traditional start to the winter lambing season. Lamb mortality is highest in the first few weeks of life with starvation and hypothermia the leading causes of loss. To see that your lambs get off to a good start, be sure you incorporate “clip, dip & strip” in the lambing jug.
Feed costs are the major cash expense in any sheep operation. Keeping feed costs low while still supplying the necessary nutrients to keep the flock healthy should be the goal of every shepherd.