Fiber and Fabric Project at
|Free Workshop on Small Ruminant Parasties
June 15, 6:30-8:30pm
A workshop for sheep and goat producers is planned for Monday evening, June 15, 2015 at the Maine Forest
Service located at 356 Shaker Road (Route 26) in Gray, Maine. Dr. James Miller, a parasitologist from
Louisiana State University, will be present-ing a talk titled "What sheep & goat producers ought to know
about internal parasites". This workshop is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the Maine
Sheep Breeders Association. Feel free to arrive at 6:00pm for a time to ask specific questions or request
advice on addressing parasite problems.
Leavitt Area High School in Turner
Is looking for some help
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Scrapie Program Related Activities
MSBA is an educational, non-profit organization in
Maine, dedicated to discussing mutual issues in
the sheep industry, exchanging ideas, and
working with the intent of aiding sheep producers
and the sheep industry.
The MSBA has been involved with a variety of
projects, including providing information and
educational opportunities to producers and the
These opportunities include The MSBA
Shepherds' and Shearing Schools, booths at
Agricultural shows, as well as sheep and wool
festivals. The MSBA supports sales of raw and
spun fleeces and value added products from its
members, and supports 4-H programs by helping
to obtain needed equipment at reduced prices.
As a member of the MSBA you will ...
Click Here To Join the MSBA
- Receive The Producer - the MSBA newsletter (published 4 times a year).
- Be entitled to participate in the annual cooperative Wool Pool sale of fleece.
- Have marketing and political representation at state, regional and national levels.
- Meet a great bunch of people who love to share
information about their animals and about
breeding, management, and marketing techniques.