Transporting Sheep Safely

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Summer is often the busiest time for transporting sheep since the buying and purchasing of new animals is at its peak. It is also the season for hauling animals to sales, shows, fairgrounds and livestock markets. Unfortunately, it can also be the most stressful time for animals with long trips, escalating temperatures, and crowded conditions. This article attempts to address some of those concerns and provide a plan for preparing for the trip,…

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Symposium Thank You

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EAPK would like to extend a very warm Thank You to everyone who supported our first annual EAPK Symposium and Sale, especially our wonderful speakers, those who attended the symposium and everyone who consigned, bid on and purchased animals in the sale. Seventy-four attendees representing 11 states kicked off the educational Symposium on Friday July 9. Special thanks go out to our speakers: Dr. Andrew Weaver (NC State); Dr. Scott Greiner (Virginia Tech);…

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