National Sheep Improvement Program (NSIP) Workshop pre-recorded videos available on YouTube. Click here to visit our webpage with links to the videos and details on future workshops.
Click here for videos on integrated parasite management including FAMACHA© Scoring.
USDA OREI and ORG Birdsfoot Trefoil Project Resources
Integrated parasite control factsheets and tools:
Why and How To Do FAMACHA Scoring – Fact Sheet on using the FAMACHA© System in small ruminant parasite management.
Why Do Sheep and Goat Fecal Egg Counts – Fact Sheet on using and interpreting fecal egg counts in small ruminant parasite management.
How To Do The Modified McMaster Fecal Egg Counting Procedure – Fact Sheet that lists the supplies and procedure for conducting the Modified McMaster Fecal Egg Counting Procedure, including a step by step illustrated guide for collecting a fecal sample.
Fecal Sample Collection Express Shipment Overnight_FINAL – Step by step illustrated fact sheet on how to properly collect fecal samples for Express Shipment (next day delivery). Includes a QR code that links to a video clip on YouTube demonstrating proper methods.
Fecal Sample Collection Vacuum Sealing USPS Priority Mail_FINAL – Step by step illustrated fact sheet on how to properly collect fecal samples for vacuum sealing which allows for the time needed to ship USPS Priority mail. Includes a QR code that links to a video clip on YouTube demonstrating proper methods.
ACSRPC Dewormer Charts_Sept 2014 – for sheep and goats, updated September 2014.
Body Condition Scoring Guide – illustrated guide on body condition scoring in sheep and goats.
Parasite Monitoring and Deworming Record Sheets (PDF) – record FAMACHA© scores, body condition scores, presence or absence of diarrhea, fecal egg counts, other factors, and deworming events. MS Excel versions:
Other suggested resources:
Visit the ACSRPC website (https://www.wormx.info/) for extensive resources on a variety of parasite management topics. Check out their new fact sheets and blog / monthly newsletter.