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Understanding FAMACHA & Fecal Analysis

Parasite monitoring methods

  1. Dec 19, 2015
    Southern by choice

    Southern by choice Herd Master Golden Herd Member

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    Southern by choice submitted a new resource:

    Understanding FAMACHA & Fecal Analysis - Parasite monitoring methods

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  2. Nov 9, 2018
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    Thank you. This article was pretty easy to understand. I am slowly learning some of the ways to check for possible problems. This, conditioning, and I think one other. I’m going to look for more of your articles. They seem pretty complete and easier to understand than many I’ve read elsewhere.
     
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    I'm adding a link that you can use to get your Famacha Certification and they will also provide you with the Famacha card after you complete it. It's a good resource and takes right around three hours to finish. It's set up so you can do it as time comes available so you don't have to do it all at once. It's easy to understand and will give you a lot of help I think - it did us.

    U of Rhode Island:

    https://web.uri.edu/sheepngoat/famacha/
     
  4. Nov 10, 2018 at 3:44 PM
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    Thanks Mike! I am not sure when they started doing this online. It use to be you had to be present and do live evaluations with a certified instructor. I think it is great.
     
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    Thank you so much. I cannot get over how kind and generous everyone is in here. It’s a garden of knowledge. Simply amazing.
     
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    We got our original cert and card through UT but the online course is the real deal and a whole lot more extensive. You do have to take a video of you actually doing the FAMACHA euation.