Raising Sheep for Food and Fiber

Raising Sheep for Food and Fiber & MAEAP Phase I Event

February 13, 2020

6 pm – 8 pm

Rudyard Township Hall

18725 S Mackinac Trail

Rudyard, MI 49780

Chippewa County



 6:00        What is MAEAP?                                                                              Jen Parks, CLMCD MAEAP Technician

6:10        Raising Sheep for Food and Fiber

  •  Herd management
  • Breed selection
  • Health & parasite management, antibiotic
  • and chemical use
  • Pasture management                                                                    Eric Wallis & Selden Collins

7:15        Shearing sheep & fleece quality                                                 Justin Hoolsema

7:30        Fiber Arts

Thoughts from those who use fleece

Markets available to local producers                                      Country Spinners and Bridge Shuttlers

7:45        Questions, Comments, discussion

8:00        Close