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Extension to Host Sheep Scanning Certification School


The Penn State Extension will host Sheep Scanning Certification School, April 23-25 at Penn State's University Park campus, to train ultrasound technicians to measure carcass characteristics, which can help sheep producers select superior genetics to improve their flock.

Livestock producers often are looking for qualified technicians to measure carcass characteristics in their breeding stock, according to Melanie Barkley, senior extension educator who is coordinating school. This information now can be collected accurately using ultrasound technology.

There is a charge for the school. The f...

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