WISCONSIN SHEEP BREEDERS COOPERATIVE
2022 BANQUET, RECOGNITION PROGRAM & ANNUAL MEETING
Saturday, April 2nd, 2022
Public Events Facility, Arlington Agricultural Research Station
8:30 a.m. – Registration – Public Events Facility
8:45 a.m. – Welcome – Todd Taylor, UW Madison Sheep Program Manager
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9:00 a.m. – “Feeding By-products” – Dr. Dan Morrical discusses strategies and considerations when using feed by-products in sheep rations.
9:45 a.m. – “Tracking animal behavior for better health” – Gretchen Peckler, Jocelyn Woods and Dr. Sarah Adcock discuss the use of tracking technology to better understand sheep health and wellbeing.
10:30 a.m. – Break
10:45 a.m. – “Methionine and Ram Reproduction” – Dr. Hasan Khatib UW Madison Animal Science Department, Professor of Animal Genetics with Camila Urbano Braz and Jessica Townsend will discuss current research involving the UW Polypay Flock.
11:30 a.m. – – “Ram Fertility” – Dr. Dan Morrical will discuss opportunities to combat ram in-fertility in the upper Midwest.
12:15 p.m. – Adjourn morning program
9:00 a.m. – “Getting off on the Right Foot” – Dan Smerchek and Family will present ideas and strategies to make the most out of a summer show project from selecting the right lamb to proper feeding, health and exercise programs to training them to show! UW Madison Sheep Program Student Employees and Volunteers will also be available to help and answer questions.
Intended for youth sheep project members and interested parents
Noon – Return to Public Events Facility
12:30 – Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative Banquet
1:30 – Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative 2022 Recognition Program & Annual Meeting
Arlington Sheep Day is sponsored by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cooperative Extension of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, and the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative.
For more information on the Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative Annual Meeting & Recognition Banquet, or membership to the WSBC, contact Jill Alf, Executive Secretary, 608-743-9080 (after 5 pm) or email the WSBC office at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions – Public Events Facility, Arlington Agricultural Research Station N695 Hopkins Rd., Arlington, WI 53911
The Public Events Facility is located east of Interstate Hwy 90 and west of State Hwy 51 approximately 14 miles north of the east side of Madison, WI.
Arriving from the south on I 90: Exit at DeForest (Hwy V). Go left (west) on Hwy V over I 90. Take first right (north) onto Hwy I. Go north on Hwy I approximately 4 miles to Hwy K. Turn right (east) onto Hwy K. Go approximately 2 miles on Hwy K and turn right (south) onto Hopkins Rd. Go approximately ½ mile to Public Events Building.
Arriving from the north on I 90: Exit at Arlington (Hwy 60). Go right (east) on Hwy 60 approximately 3.5 miles. On the west side of Arlington, turn right (south) on Hwy I and go approximately 2 miles to Hwy K. Turn left (east) onto Hwy K. Go approximately 2 miles on Hwy K and turn right (south) onto Hopkins Rd. Go approximately ½ mile to Public Events Building.
REGISTRATION – (One form for each individual or family-Please list all information if purchasing a WSBC membership)