ASI Webinar: Data Driven Decisions – Incorporating Electronic ID into Flock Management

You’re invited to join the next American Sheep Industry webinar on Tuesday, July 12 when Dr. Cindy Wolf and Dr. Jim Logan, ASI Animal Health Committee Co-Chairs, will host a presentation by Julie A. Frinzel (Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension) followed by a producer panel discussion on incorporating Electronic ID into flock management.

You can register for the webinar by clicking the ‘Register Now’ link below. This will afford you not only access to the live webinar but also follow up emails with links to the webinar recording and PowerPoint slides. This webinar is made possible by the generous support of the American Sheep Industry Association.

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Data Driven Decisions: Incorporating EID in Flock Management

Join us for a webinar on July 12, 2022 at 7:00 PM CDT.

Register now!

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/809431197692339469

This is the second of a two-part series on using EID technology in the sheep industry. In this webinar, ASI Animal Health Committee Co-Chairs, Dr. Jim Logan and Dr. Cindy Wolf, will host a presentation by Julie A. Frinzel (Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension) followed by a producer panel discussion.

Agenda:

  • Welcome
  • Presentation: Data Driven Decisions: Electronic ID Tags and Genetic Selection (30 mins)
    • Presenter – Julie Finzel (Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor, University of California Cooperative Extension) is based in Bakersfield, California and has been an extension Advisor with the University of California for 10 years. She is a second generation rancher and holds a Masters in Rangeland Ecology and Management.
  • Producer Panel: Incorporating EID into Flock Management (1 hour including questions from participants)
    • Panelists:
      • Elaine Palm, Great Lakes Lamb LLC, West Branch, Michigan – Elaine is a partner at Great Lakes Lamb LLC, her family’s farm in Michigan, where she and her two parents raise sheep for meat and for breeding stock, plus the crops and pasture that support the sheep flock. She and her husband Rick have goals to raise a new generation on the farm beginning in August with the anticipated arrival of their first baby. Like many farmers, Elaine and Rick have careers off the farm and spend many mornings, evenings, weekends and vacation days building the farm business.
      • Kristen Bieber, Targhee producer in Brockway, Montana – Kristen runs registered and commercial Targhee flocks with her husband, Cord, in Eastern Montana. They started using IED tags in the registered sheep to aid in collecting data for NSIP and then tagged all of the commercial sheep with EIDs to help in management decisions.
      • Ryan Mahoney, Emigh Livestock, Dixon, CA – Ryan is President and CEO of Emigh Livestock, Inc, which traces its roots back to 1877 when the Emigh family first settled in the hills near Rio Vista California to farm and raise sheep.

This webinar is made possible with funding support from the American Sheep Industry Association.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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